MUSC Catalyst has a published feature story about Project Rex staffer Melanie Wiley. Melanie is the force behind Project Rex Hangout and is pursuing both an MD and PhD while also mentoring autistic teens and children through Project Rex. When Medical University of South Carolina student Melanie Wiley works with children on the autism spectrum,
Support autism treatment at MUSC with the Pieces of Hope for Autism Panera Cookie Campaign! Since 2010, Panera has been selling puzzle-piece shaped ‘pieces of hope’ cookies in support of autism awareness and fundraising. These cookie sales have raised over $1,200,000 for autism initiatives throughout the U.S. For a full week this spring, Panera locations
Got questions about growing up on the autism spectrum? If you’re someone who has an ASD diagnosis or if you suspect that you’re on the spectrum, you’re invited to join us for the Ask an Aspie Question and Answer Forum, where local autistic mentors will provide answers. Friends, family members, professionals, and other support people
*Note: the Impact Survey is now closed. Thanks to everyone who participated! Members of the Autism Community, Kim Hollingsworth Taylor (an autism parent and the Clearly Present Founder and CEO) invites you to complete a quick, 10 minute ASD Impact Survey to help researchers by Wednesday, June 28.
What if you could help raise awareness of autism and receive a free, professional photo portrait of yourself or a loved one at the same time? That’s the opportunity offered by Stories of Autism, a national project with the mission of raising awareness, acceptance, and inclusion of people with autism spectrum disorders. They accomplish this
On this first day of summer, we have some exciting news to share. Project Rex is working in partnership with The College of Charleston’s REACH Program to welcome an intern in August!
The Project Rex team was proud to serve as a sponsor for the 4th annual Lowcountry Autism Forum at the College of Charleston on Saturday, September 19. The Forum is the largest free, live autism conference in the world, and this year’s event had a social skills focus.
Written by J, a Project Rex Participant What is Autism? This is what everyone always asks me when I have to give them a reason on why I am so shy. I always tell them that it just means that I get nervous around large crowds of people, loud music or noises, and that it