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    Blake is happy-go-lucky and loves playing with trains, watching Barney, and chasing after his big sister, Paige. When Blake was a baby, his parents were concerned because he was very quiet and did not seem to be interested in people; he seemed lost in his own world.


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    When CSAAC met Mary in 1981, she was a 22 year old living in isolation at Crownsville Hospital. Undaunted by her diagnosis and institutional designation, CSAAC welcomed Mary into its programs where she received appropriate supports designed to equip her with the skills and competencies to allow her to thrive in the community. Mary made a smooth transition into CSAAC’s Residential and Supported Employment programs and has never looked back.


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    Gary has held a full-time assembly job at a national tech company for more than 20 years. He takes great pride in using public transportation every day, arriving on time and ready to work.

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    CSAAC’s In-Focus Photography Program received some amazing media attention and recognition.  Read about the program and its successes.

Mission Statement: To enable individuals with autism to achieve their highest potential and contribute as confident members of their community

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The In-Focus Photography 2017 Calendars

8:45am on November 28, 2016

The “Through My Eyes – the In-Focus Project,” a Social Enterprise for Adults with Autism has launched their 2017 calendar!  For 2017, there are two different types of calendars offered.  There is a full size wall calendar and a tent calendar.  These calendars feature the photographer’s “best of” photographs throughout the years.  If you [Read more]


On Sunday, November 13, 2016, CSAAC presented Martina McBride at the Music Center at Strathmore for a concert to benefit CSAAC and it was a huge success!  CSAAC would like to give a big thank you to all of our sponsors for making this possible: Presenting Sponsors: Kaiser Permanente; The Insurance Exchange; and Gaetano [Read more]

Siblings Project

8:39am on November 16, 2016

Attention families with siblings of individuals with autism:  CSAAC and the Counseling Center of Maryland have teamed up to offer a customized program for SIBLINGS of individuals with autism.  The purpose of this program is to provide tailored support to siblings of individuals with autism helping them cope with the challenges they face. To register [Read more]

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