Posted August 12, 2019 in Press Releases
Milestones is saddened to hear of the passing of 8-year-old Mathew Converse, a boy with autism whose body was recently found in a nearby body of water after being reported as missing. Our hearts go out to Mathew’s family and the community of Lima today.
With this being the second wandering-related death of a local child with autism in the past month, Milestones wants to again stress how common and serious of a safety issue elopement can be. Wandering, or eloping affects many individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities.
Deputies involved in Mathew’s case recently reported that Mathew had a history... read more
Posted August 07, 2019 in Articles
Leslie Rotsky, Stephen Rudolph and Lynn Singer and will be honored by Milestones Autism Resources at its 2019 annual benefit at 6 p.m. Oct. 26 at Landerhaven in Mayfield Heights.
Rotsky will be recognized for her... read more
Posted August 02, 2019 in Press Releases
Milestones is saddened to hear of the passing of Aria Kalinich, a young girl with autism who tragically drowned after wandering into a neighbor’s pool yesterday afternoon. Our hearts go out to Aria’s family and... read more
Posted July 16, 2019 in Articles
Posted June 27, 2019 in Articles
The Milestones National Autism Conference is one of my favorite places to go as a self-advocate. I have been involved with them for seven years and it is truly the only conference or autism event... read more