Early detection of Autism is critical. Starting treatment at around 18 to 24 months can increase a child’s IQ up to 17 […]
Every year, nearly 5,000 new autism cases enter the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) system. 1.2% of all male births in California […]
The Jeena Teens and Young Adults are excited to work and partner with the non-profit, Inclusive Volunteering.Volunteers (IV). Inclusive Volunteering provides opportunities to volunteer, even to those who lack access to volunteering through the traditional channels. Our typical peers often take this access for granted, available to them if they choose to volunteer. Being differently-abled puts a whole new light on this access. We have varying degrees of (dis)abilities on multiple fronts, be they physical, mental, emotional and social challenges, which make this a greater challenge for us. Many of us desire to volunteer yet find volunteering in the traditional sense out of our reach.