The Autistic Society Fund - Updates & Achievements

17 Signs That Your Child Has Autism

April 26th, 2013 by Brian Maiorana

In a recent article we reported that cases of autism rose 78 percent from 2002 to 2008. It is not a rare condition — one in eighty-eight children are now diagnosed on the autism spectrum. The increase of diagnoses is in part good news — it demonstrates that awareness of the condition has increased dramatically […]



Good Charity Inc. and the Autistic Society Fund Presents: Autism: What you need to know Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism are general terms for a group of complex disorders of brain development. These disorders are characterized by difficulties in social interaction, poor verbal and nonverbal communication skills, and repetitive behaviors.  Other frequent symptoms include […]



Help Good Charity to Increase Awareness of Autism

April 9th, 2013 by Brian Maiorana

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), or simply autism as it is typically known, is still not particularly well understood by science. It is certainly even less understood by the public at large, many of whom do not understand that early diagnosis and early behavioral therapy intervention can improve quality of life in sufferers of autism. That […]



Autism Awareness month announced in New York Senate

April 9th, 2013 by Brian Maiorana

New York Senator Hoylman speaks on Autism awareness month in New York State.   Share on



The Autistic Society Fund supports ASRC

January 4th, 2013 by Brian Maiorana

They say charity begins at home, and The Autistic Society Fund recently discovered an amazing organization in Connecticut that illustrates this fact.  Founded in 1998 by the parent of an autistic child in the New Haven area, The Connecticut Autism Resource Center (CT-ASRC) has grown from an informal group meeting in the basement of a […]



The Autistic Society Fund fights Autism in Illinois

December 20th, 2012 by Brian Maiorana

The Autistic Society Fund has found an innovative organization to support in Illinois. They initially caught our attention when we heard about an Italian restaurant, Pasta Fare, and a flower shop called Petals Remembered being staffed by autistic employees. Brian Maiorana, the director of Good Charity, Inc., decided to investigate. What he found was the […]



Good Charity, Inc. Helps Katy Perry Fight Autism

November 28th, 2012 by Brian Maiorana

     In October Good Charity, Inc. and the Autistic Society Fund were happy to support New York Collaborates for Autism (NYCA) and the “Night of Too Many Stars”, which raised over $4 million to assist families coping with autism. NYCA leverages their connections in the entertainment industry to sponsor the nationally-televised variety show “Night […]