Here find an archive of our Autism Weekly E-Blast, going back to January of 2011. There are many important and exciting events covered in this archive.

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The Study of Environmental Risk Factors for Childhood Autism is being conducted throughout southwestern Pennsylvania 6_17_11

Take advantage of the discounted rate at three local amusement parks while supporting ABOARD! 6_13_11

Why can’t I make friends SLU assists teens with Asperger’s Read more in the ABOARD AUTISM WEEKLY – June 10, 2011 6_10_11

A Note from the Executive Director of ABOARD regarding Autism Outdoors 6_9_11

Still time to get your tickets for BOYZ II MEN at Community Partners Concert to support ABOARD! 6_6_11

Study Could Brain Scans Help Spot Autism 6_3_11

AUTISM OUTDOORS a FREE exploration of fun things to do outside for families and individuals with autism 5_31_11

Because you asked ABOARD special eblast on Leisure, Sports and Travel! 5_27_11

ABOARD is proud to be a conference partner of Environmental Toxicity and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Conferences this summer! 5_23_11

Disaster preparedness for persons with autism 5_20_11

ABOARD Summer NEWSLETTER Advertising Guidelines and Pricing – Deadline June 15th 5_18_11

Review the research presented this past wednesday during the International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR) 5_13_11

Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community & ABOARD 5_10_11

Brain Size Increases Early in Autism 5_6_11

The royal celebration is still going on and you are invited to the Caste Family Fund Royal Masquerade Bowl this Saturday, May 7th to benefit ABOARD 5_2_11

Because you asked ABOARD special eblast on Family Stress! 4_29_11

Get your free NAA – Big Red Safety Box to Combat Wandering 4_22_11

Support our walk.Support your future 4_20_11

Shifting Focus_ 8 Facts About Autism the Media Is Not Covering 4_15_11

Special Needs and Financial Planning Workshop 4_11_11

What Works to Treat Autism 4_8_11

Autism Through the Lifespan April 13th and 14th 4_6_11

Last call to register for Autism & Sexuality 4_5_11

Check out what friends of ABOARD are doing to help continue the mission! 4_4_11

Robert MacNeil returns to PBS NEWSHOUR to report on Autism Today 4_1_11

UPDATED April Autism Awareness Community Calendar brought to you by ABOARD 3_30_11

ABOARD-NEWSLETTER Spring 2011 3_28_11

Technology Simulations Can Improve Social Skills in Autism 3_25_11

In Va. assault case, anxious parents recognize ‘dark side of autism’ 3_18_11

APRIL Autism Awareness Community Calendar brought to you by ABOARD 3_16_11

Last week to register with ABOARD for the Integrative Biomedical Treatment Options Conference March 19, 2011 3_14_11

Freedom to choose leisure activities benefits people with autism 3_11_11

In two weeks ABOARD Presents Integrative Biomedical Treatment Options Conference March 19, 2011 see our Sponsors and Exhibitors 3_7_11

Essential nutrients for autism spectrum disorder 3_4_11

Thank you to all those supporting us 3_2_11

Happy 15th Birthday ABOARD 3_1_11

Support ABOARD with a ticket purchased for the Pittsburgh Symphony Community Partners Concert Featuring BOYZ II MEN 2_28_11

Using brain waves to predict autism spectrum disorder in infants 2_25_11

Get your Professional Credits at the ABOARD Integrative Biomedical Treatment Options Conference March 19, 2011 2_24_11

ABOARD Presents AUTISM & SEXUALITY – April 9, 2011 2_23_11

BAS Family and Individual Mini-Grants 2_18_11

Pennsylvania’s budget process needs your input! 2_17_11

Come Out and Walk for ABOARD! 2_16_11

Autistic Young Adults Fall Through the Cracks 2_11_11

Participate in Advisory Board on Autism and Related Disorders Survey 2_7_11

Autism’s moral judgment gap explored 2_4_11

ABOARD Presents Our Second Integrative Biomedical Treatment Options Conference 2_2_11

Calling for Calendar Events to be listed in a special ABOARD Blast of APRIL Autism Awareness Community Calendar 2011 1_31_11

Study Shows Link to Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Children With Autism 1_28_11

FREE SpecialCare Government Programs Workshop – February 9, 2011 1_26_11

And if Autism Were a Song, It Might Sound Like This 1_21_11

ABOARD is proud to announce the 2011 finalists for The Grandin Award! 1_20_11

WQED’s EXPERIENCE program will feature the documentary Living With Autism 1_14_11

ABOARD’s 7th Annual All Abilities Camp Fair – Janurary 22, 2011 1_10_11

Museums open wonders to those in need with Autism 1_7_11

ABOARD’s 2nd Integrative Biomedical Treatment Options Sponsorship Info 1_5_11

ABOARD-NEWSLETTER Winter 2011 1_5_11

ABOARD Welcomes the New Executive Director Lu Randall 1_3_11

  • Autism Resources

  • Fall Conference 2014

    Language Development in Autism Spectrum Disorders Across the Lifespan

    Wednesday, November 5, 2014
    8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Robert Morris University
    Sewell Center
    6001 University Blvd.
    Moon Township, PA 15108

    Presenter: Diane L. Williams, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

    For more information and Registration — Click HERE



  • Adaptive Dance with the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre

    Getting Into The Nutcracker:  Adaptive Dance for middle and high school students

    Sundays – September 21, 2014 – October 12, 2014, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    $20 per person

    Please pre-register by calling 412-454-9105

    For more information visit the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre

  • Monthly Grandparent Group

    Monthly Grandparent Group

    Fourth Monday of every month

    Monday, September 22 -10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.



  • Free MCHAT Training

    FREE class for teachers, nurses, childcare workers, or other professionals.

    McKeesport First Steps
    339 Fifth Avenue, 2nd Floor
    McKeesport, PA 15132
    Wednesday, October 8, 2014
    11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Lunch Provided
  • Sibshops Information Night

    Parents, grandparents, caregivers and ADULT SIBLINGS,
    please join us to talk about siblings’ effects on each other,
    and explore an international model of sibling support now available in Pittsburgh!
    Autism Connection of PA Community Room
    35 Wilson Street, Suite 101
    Pittsburgh, PA 15223
    Thursday, September 18, 2013
    6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m