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"... the most important considerations in devising educational programs for children with autistic spectrum disorders have to do with recognition of the autism spectrum as a whole, with the concomitant implications for social, communicative, and behavioral development and learning, and with the understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of the individual child across areas of development."
—Educating Children with Autism2001


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You can also mail a check payable to Partnership for Extraordinary Minds, 5004 Wickett Terrace, Bethesda, MD 20814.  

Your donation will allow xMinds to:
  • Host events in Montgomery County Maryland to provide families with essential information about  the placements, services, and accommodations available to their children with autism and Asperger's Syndrome, as well as information to help parents advocate for positive educational experiences and outcomes
  • Expand our workshops to teach relevant life skills, such as navigating public transportation or cooking a meal for teens, and riding a bike or tying shoes for younger kids on the spectrum
  • Print a "Back-to-School Kit" to explain the underlying characteristics of autism and Asperger’s Syndrome to general education teachers and school administrators, and to provide basic strategies for managing challenging behavior
  • Assist teachers in acquiring vital training to help them understand the characteristics of autism and Aspergers and how these characteristics impact learning, and learn evidence-based educational interventions 
  • Advocating for solutions to systemic problems in schools
  • Host events where families can share experiences and ideas, and that provide a fun, welcoming environment for diverse children
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We obtained 501(c)(3) status in July 2009. All contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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Improving the educational experiences and outcomes of students on the autism spectrum in grades K-12

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