Mark (middle) and Jay (right) were LINKS for Dan (left) at Clarkston Schools from 6th grade to graduation in 1997. 20 years later, Mark, Jay, and Dan still hang out. Here they are at the Clarkston Football State Championship game at Ford Field on 11/25/17
As we move into a new year, it's important to look back on 2017 and set goals for 2018. Here at START, we are embracing new ways to inspire ourselves and our audience. Each of us has the power to make a difference - remember #InclusionStartsWithI
In 2015, Microsoft created the Autism Hiring Program "to find candidates in a non-traditional way based on their unique talents and skills."
Student Spotlight: Troy School District uses evidence based-practices presented at START training to support students with ASD
Student Spotlight: Last month, Jenna ran and won in the election to become a Student Council Representative. Troy School District uses evidence-based practices presented at the START K-12 Intensive Training to support students with ASD, like Jenna.
Caledonia HS LINKS Program wins Mercantile Bank's Giving Together Facebook Contest! The program was 1 of 20 educational organizations selected to be in the running for this grant.
Watch the Zeeland Public Schools' video to learn about their peer to peer support program, ZLinks!
You Don't Know Autism Written by Justin Mothorpe
Williamston Students Invent Locker Device
Mattawan High School's new Peer to Peer program has been a huge success this year, so much so that educators say there are already plans to expand the program.
Sharing Information and Promoting Understanding As part of the START BYF project, a PowerPoint presentation was designed for school professionals to share information about students with ASD with local community businesses.