By Amy Lennard Goehner, who is featured in our new campaign video "1 in 88 Can't Wait." Watch Amy in our video and then read her blog about why, as the mother of a son soon to join the "tsunami" of kids with autism entering adulthood, this year's election is important to her. While a reporter at TIME, Amy wrote frequently about autism.
This post is by Angela Nieves, a Staten Island walker and team captain. You can visit her fundraising page here.
This blog post is by Eric Peacock, MyAutismTeam
Posted by Alycia Halladay, PhD, Autism Speaks director for environmental research.
Researchers studying how environmental pollutants may contribute to autism are focusing on the epigenetic effects of these chemicals. They study the way chemicals affect the activity of genes. (I explain more about epigenetics here.)
By Master Greg Moody, American Taekwondo Association
By Jesse Morris, whose is featured in our new campaign video "1 in 88 Can't Wait." Watch Jesse in our video and then read his blog about why, as a sibling, this year's election is important to him.
Check out this great event, hosted by L.A. Hair in Wallingford, Connecticut! Kids’ haircuts for $8 and Adults for $15, all proceeds go to Autism Speaks.
This special day will be accompanied by:
Check out their page here!
My 8-year-old son just received a diagnosis of Asperger syndrome. How could it be that it took us this long to realize?
This week’s “Got Questions?” answer comes from Lauren Elder, PhD, Autism Speaks assistant director of dissemination science.