Asperger/Autism Network, Inc.

Support for Families of Autistic Children

AANE seeks to empower parents of autistic children in Essex County by providing them education, expertise, community, and support to ensure that as caregivers they have the resources they need to support their autistic children.

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
LOCATION: Watertown, MA
AMOUNT: $16,050

Helping Students Deal with Mental Health Challenges

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the growing mental health crisis for too many young people. Even before the pandemic, depression, anxiety, and suicidality rates were sharply rising among teens in America. In 2019, rates of adolescents reporting a major depressive episode were up 60 percent from about ten years prior.[1] Articles appear in the media … Continued