Mississippi Autism Screening Day

New Summit School recently opened the Spectrum Academy to help provide individualized education opportunities to children diagnosed with autism. Understanding that awareness and early screening is key to getting children on the right track to education, New Summit is hosting  a Mississippi Autism Screening Day. Brittany Bell the director of the Spectrum Academy stopped by … Continue reading “Mississippi Autism Screening Day”

April is Autism Awareness Month

Nicole Briceno, the Coordinator of the Mississippi Early Childhood Inclusion Center at the University of Southern Mississippi, joins the conversation to discuss what you need to know about April as Autism Awareness Month. She breaks down the numbers surrounding Autism diagnoses and explains the puzzle piece symbol that has become synonymous with Autism Awareness. If you missed … Continue reading “April is Autism Awareness Month”