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Friday, January 23, 2015 Link

This is a post by Jenny Kleiman, who works on the Autism Speaks Community Outreach team. Last week, Jenny trained bus drivers, aides, and transportation supervisors that serve students in Chicago, IL.

With 1 in 68 of our children are impacted by autism, it’s more important than ever that all members of the school community better understand autism. Bus drivers are no exception as they play an important role in

Friday, January 23, 2015 Link

This guest post is by Autism Speaks Staffer Kerry Magro. Kerry, an adult with autism is a national speaker and autism advocate. You can follow Kerry on Facebook and Twitter

Friday, January 23, 2015 Link

“Please help. We’re feeling trapped in our own home. Our 8 year old [who has autism] won’t eat outside the house because he’s afraid of vomiting. We can’t go to restaurants. He won’t eat at birthday parties. We can’t even stay long when we drive to see my mom, who lives outside of town, because he won’t eat until we get back home. Even

Thursday, January 22, 2015 Link

In this post, autism mom and Autism Response Team member J-Jaye Hurley shares some advice she wishes she could go back and tell her younger self seven years ago when her son Jackson was diagnosed with autism. If you or someone you know has a child recently diagnosed with autism, download or order a free copy of our 100 Day Kit for Newly Diagnosed Families of

Thursday, January 22, 2015 Link

This Your Dollars @ Work post highlights InnerVoice, a unique communication app that utilizes the power of video (self) modeling that now has a no-cost trial version - thanks to an Autism Speaks Neighborhood Grant.

Thursday, January 22, 2015 Link
This post is by Kathy Stein, Mom of Mikey and Team Captain of In Michael’s Corner for the 2014 Staten Island Walk Now for Autism Speaks and a longtime Walk committee member. This is part of our new blog series highlighting Autism Speaks 10 Years of Progress: A Lifetime of Hope. 
 
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 Link

This guest blog is from Erin Polk who blogs at Kreeds World. Erin is a Board Certified Behavioral Analyst who has a 17-year-old son on the autism spectrum. You can follow Erin on Facebook here. You can also read Erin's original post here

Erin Polk
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 Link

This guest post is from Scott Lentine, a 26 year old with autism from Billerica, Massachusetts. Scott is an office intern at the Arc of Massachusetts and writes poetry at scottlentine.wordpress.comThis post is part of an initiative on our site called “In Our Own Words:

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 Link

This post is by Lauren Casper a mother of two who blogs at www.laurencasper.com. Lauren's son Mareto is on the autism spectrumYou can read Lauren's original post here.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 Link

Clinicians at Vanderbilt Medical Center demonstrate how visual supports can empower young patients with developmental disabilities

By David Crnobori, education and behavior consultant with the Center for Child Development at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s