The countdown is on to April 2nd! World Autism Awareness Month is in reach and we are so excited to Light It Up Blue! Everyday, leading up to the big day we’ll post highlights, interviews, photos, and much more!
Announcing the first Autism Speaks U Light It Up Blue Facebook photo contest for colleges and universities!
This blog post is by Lara Collazo, Corporate Development Manager at Autism Speaks.
West Lebanon woman helping to raise autism awareness (LD News)
When Tracy Mehaffey's son, Donovan, was 18 months old, he was not talking nearly as much as he should have been. Read more.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its estimate of autism prevalence in the United States to 1 in 88 children (1 in 54 boys and 1 in 252 girls). By comparison, this is more children than are affected by diabetes, AIDS, cancer, cerebral palsy, cystic fibrosis, muscular dystrophy or Down syndrome – combined.*
This week’s “Got Questions?” post is from Michael Rosanoff, M.P.H., Autism Speaks associate director of public health research and scientific review.