“The Sibling Pen Pal program is a great and easy way to connect siblings so that they can share stories, successes and challenges of living with a brother or sister with autism. To join the program, please download and complete the sign-up form. COSAC maintains a list of all interestedparticipants. COSAC will update and distribute the list to all participants on a regular basis along with current information regarding sibling issues.” “
Visit the COSAC Store to download a copy of our “”Kids Booklet on Autism,”” written just for kids.
For a list of other books for kids, click here.
” Visit the COSAC Store to download a copy of our “Kids Booklet on Autism,” written just for kids. For a list of other books for kids, click here. Announcing COSAC’s 3rd Annual Sibling Essay Contest. This year’s theme is “A Day in Your Life — Flat Sibling,” modeled after the popular “Flat Stanley” used by schools nationwide. Congratulations to our 2008 winners: 4th to 6th Grade: Lauren Calabrese, Parsippany, NJ 7th to 9th Grade: Alex Patrick, Princeton, NJ 10th to 12th Grade: Patrick Fasano, South Ozone Park, NY To read winning essays, use the links below. Click here to read 2008 Winning Essays. Click here to read 2007 Winning Essays. Click here to read 2006 Winning Essays. To request a copy of our Sibling Essay Booklet, “Autism: A Day in My Life, Featuring Flat Sibling,” contact [email protected] COSAC’s Junior Ambassador program is a great way to help spread awareness to your friends, classmates and community. Last year, more than 175 kids gave presentations, helped raise money and had fun during April in support of “Autism Awareness Month.” If you are interested in participating as a Junior Ambassador for Autism Awareness Month 2009, please be sure to visit our website in January 2009 for sign up information. As with all COSAC activities, parental permission is required if you are under 18 years old. To learn more about COSAC’s Autism Awareness Ambassador Program, click here.