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Understanding Autism
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Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complex developmental disability; signs typically appear during early childhood and affect a person’s ability to communicate, and interact with others. One of the most important things you can do as a parent or caregiver is to learn the early signs of autism and become familiar with the typical developmental milestones that your loved one should be reaching.

Donations to JNCS help make sure individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities get the customized support they need to live a quality life in our California communities.

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WHAT IS AUTISM?

When using any source of information about autism, it is vital to enquire what that source considers autism to be.

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Learning the Signs

Learning the early signs of autism and seeking intervention services is important for parents and people to know.

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How Common is Autism?

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) identify around 1 in 68 American children as on the autism spectrum.

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What causes Autism?

Autism is complex, and through much research we learned there is no one cause of autism.

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A Family Member Has Autism

Today, over 3,500,000 children and adults in the United States are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

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Our Services

JNCS offers individualized support such as Supported Living and Employment Services to help individuals reach their goals.

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We Can Help

There are several choices to consider when choosing the right service for the people Jay Nolan Community Services. If you need help navigating through all the options available to you, please feel free to contact us and we will help you find the right choice that fits your needs.

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Help Support JNCS

Donations to JNCS help make sure individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities get the customized support they need to live a quality life in our California communities.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Do you have a special talent or gift? Become more involved and share your talents and gifts with us! We are always looking for people to help. Whether it is joining a committee, helping to plan a fundraiser, doing some office work, or helping to paint a house, our volunteers provide an important service.

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Meet the Staff

The leadership team at Jay Nolan Community Services strives to assure that people with intellectual and developmental disabilities receive the right kinds of supports and assistance so that they can pursue their hopes and dreams and live to their full potential within the community.

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Read Our Annual Reports

Jay Nolan Community Services believes that all individuals we support have the right to effective means of communication and opportunities to have a voice and control in the delivery of their supports and in their lives. All people have the following specific communication rights in their daily interactions.

View the Latest Annual Reports & Memorandoms

Attend a Training Event

Our organizational training department at Jay Nolan Community Services has a threefold mission. First, to provide training to new employees so that they are equipped with the information and skills they need to be successful on the job. Second, to provide ongoing training and skill set that aid in the professional development and retention of incumbent staff. And third, to develop and create events and opportunities for community outreach through our educational programs and advocacy involvement.

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