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Autism Awareness Month

Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month. Autism is a complex neurobehavioral condition that includes impairments in communication, developmental language, and social interaction, combined with rigid and repetitive behaviors.   Autism is now called Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) because the symptoms range in severity. High-functioning autism, formerly known as Aspergers Syndrome, is at one end of the […]

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AMB-Girl Guide to Empowerment

Girl Guide to Empowerment, STEM & Entrepreneurialism: Camps & More!

My sister-in-law is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of a large technology company. This is quite the accomplishment considering women represent only NINE PERCENT of senior IT roles such as CTO, CIO, or vice presidents of technology. We can even this out, ladies! Here are some thoughts and opportunities (camps & organizations) for our women-to-be […]

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The Season of Volunteering in Austin

“This is your world. Shape it or someone else will.” -Gary Lew I don’t know if its the falling leaves or the fact that Halloween just passed us by, but this is the time of year when we realize how truly fortunate we are. I believe as human beings that it is our responsibility to […]

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Austin ways to help hurricane harvey

How Austinties Can Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

“When it’s a choice to make between things and life, sometimes you’ve just got to let the things go and hang on to life.” This quote was taken from a recent article in The Washington Post from a 58-year-old man in Houston whose house is flooded and most likely ruined. Almost 6 million fellow Texans […]

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Best Options for Drop-in Childcare this Summer

Busy parents, summer break is here! –Yaaaay?!? While yes, I am looking forward to slower days, splash pads and picnic lunches with my dear little one, part of me is also kind of freaking out. No more preschool, no more MOPS, no daily programming to get us out of the house. Getting out of the house keeps […]

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