Category: News and Updates

News of interest to the autism community and updates of KindTree’s activities and programs.

CORVID-19 State, County and more Resources

Updated March 19, 2020There are so many resources. Ask Google…. LANE COUNTY 2019 NOVEL CORONAVIRUS – COVID-19 EUGENE Virus Updates, Resources OREGON GUIDELINES for CORVID-19 CDC handwashing guide: WHO handwashing video: Lane County Facebook support group:  Online SNAP shopping:  Senior Shopping Hours: Laughing Planet offers to feed kids for free during school […]

Oregon taking steps to care for autistic children First, a thank you to state Sen. Sara Gelser for visiting several out-of-state programs which care for children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including children from Oregon. We are deeply saddened and concerned about some of the abusive treatment of vulnerable children mentioned in The Register-Guard article (Oregon under pressure to provide services for […]

Virtual reality a promising tool for reducing fears and phobia in autism

From:  New Rochelle, NY, February 22, 2019–In a new pilot study, autistic adults showed real-life, functional improvement after a combination treatment approach that included graded exposure to fear and anxiety-producing experiences in a virtual reality environment. The design and preliminary results of this novel approach are published in Autism in Adulthood, a new peer-reviewed journal from […]

Lane Arts Council Workshops for Artists, funding available

  Lane Arts Council Artist Workshops KindTree-Autism Rocks received funding to pay for artists to attend the following workshops.  If interested please contact Molly Elliott at   The workshops are held in the Maurie Jacobs Community Room at the Hult Center for the Performing Arts..  For more information please visit Lane Arts Council at  […]