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Uniting Communities: The Autism Connect Conference in Columbia, SC



In the heart of South Carolina beats a rhythm of hope and empowerment for families and individuals touched by Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Through a powerful collaboration between the South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs (SC DDSN) and the Carolina Autism and Neurodevelopment (CAN) Research Center, a symphony of support resonates at the Autism Connect Conference in Columbia, SC.



Picture a vibrant tapestry where families, educators, businesses, and nonprofits weave together, each thread representing a shared commitment to enriching the lives of those with autism. This annual event isn't just a conference—it's a catalyst for innovation, collaboration, and transformation.


At its core lies the SC DDSN's Autism Division, dedicated to spearheading early intervention, diagnosis, treatment, and support services. Their mission? To foster an inclusive society that not only recognizes but celebrates the unique abilities and potential of individuals with autism.




But the journey doesn't stop there. Enter the Carolina Autism and Neurodevelopment (CAN) Research Center, led by visionaries Jane Roberts and Jeff Twiss. This interdisciplinary initiative, nestled within the University of South Carolina, is a beacon of cutting-edge research, education, and intervention strategies. Here, the fusion of basic science, clinical practice, and community outreach illuminates pathways to a brighter future.



As attendees step into the Autism Connect Conference, they enter a realm of boundless possibilities. Workshops pulse with insights, panels spark dialogue, and connections bloom. Parents find solace in shared experiences, educators discover innovative approaches, and businesses and nonprofits unveil their commitment to inclusivity and accessibility.


For CTR Media Network, the event was not just inspiring—it was a call to action. Surrounded by the energy of resilience and determination, we're committed to amplifying voices and spotlighting the businesses and organizations driving positive change in South Carolina's autism community.



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Whether you're a homeschooling parent or your child attends public school, South Carolina shines as a beacon of compassion and action. Together, let's champion inclusivity, one connection at a time.



Stay tuned to CTR Media Network for updates and insights. Together, we're not just shaping the news—we're shaping the future.



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