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Responding to the Connecticut Shootings: Talking to Children About Violence

Siblings Teach Each Other About Life
Meet Kyle and Maggie more

Kids with Autism Learn How to Connect, Thanks to CVS Grant

Introducing May Institute's 2011 Annual Report
A year of progress and accomplishments at May Institute. Personal stories, facts and figures, and donor listings from 2011. more

"I Ride for Bryanna."
Bob O'Connor talks about his motivation for riding in the Rodman Ride for Kids. more

“Why I Ride...”
One rider shares his reasons for being a part of the Rodman Rid for Kids. more

How Far Would YOU Go to Support Our Programs for Kids with Special Needs?
Would you kiss a pig?? more

Fournier Center Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Brings Family and Friends Together
The Center is the most recent addition to the May Center school campus in Randolph, Mass. Its mission is to help young people with autism secure meaningful employment and achieve greater independence. more

Summer Safety Tips for Parents of Children with Autism and Other Special Needs
In recognition of National Safety Month, we offer the following safety tips for parents of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other special needs. more

"When Words Hurt" -- Parent Feedback Playing a Vital Role in Enriching Community Dialogue About Autism
Recent parent surveys, for civilian and military families that had children with autism, are part of a broader initiative to develop communications to help educate the public on how to be more supportive of the autism community. more

Randolph Garden Club, Town Leadership, and Staff Celebrate Arbor Day
The Randolph Garden Club and May Institute commemorated Arbor Day with its own celebration that brought together club members, neighbors, Randolph town officials, children and adults served at May Institute, and staff. more

Guide Developed by National Autism Center and Families Helps Parents Cut Through the Clutter
Parent authors/contributors Janet Amorello and Katherine Bray share their experiences and offer strategies. more

Top 10 Experts' Q&As about Autism
Some of our most popular Q&As authored by our autism experts. more

Parent to Parent: Making Sense of a Catastrophic Brain Injury
More than three years after surviving a traumatic brain injury, the parents of 20-year-old Zack share what the recovery process has looked like for their son, themselves, and their family. more

Technology and Creativity Help Student and Family Realize Milestone
With the support of his family, teachers, and Rabbi -- and some help from his iPad -- Matthew Emmi, a 12-year-old boy with autism, recently celebrated his bar mitvah. more