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Wednesday, January 4, 2012 walknowforautismspeaksLink

On Saturday January 7th Autism America Radio welcomes special guests, bloggers Jack Robison and Kirsten Lindsmith and the creators of the new music therapy App SingFit.  

Join hosts Matthew Asner and Nick Geber for two hours of talk and interviews this Saturday 6:00 to 8:00 PM ET on Sirius/XM Family Talk Channel 131! 

People wishing to participate should call 800-679-7650 During the show or Tweet their questions to @Autismamericar. 

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Wednesday, January 4, 2012 walknowforautismspeaksLink

This is a guest post from Mark L. Olson in response to the New York Times article, 'Navigating Love and Autism.' Mark lives in Henderson, Nevada where he is the only parent of a 16 year old daughter with autism; Chairperson,

Tuesday, January 3, 2012 jdrennerLink

This guest post is by Autism Speaks staffer Kerry Magro. Kerry, an adult who has autism, is a graduate student at Seton Hall University, and is actively involved with our college program. Autism Speaks U is an

Tuesday, January 3, 2012 alidyer19Link

Missing Autistic Texas Woman Found (Missouri City, Texas) Houston-area woman with a form of autism who evidently wandered away from her group home has been found unharmed. Read more. Quebec is failing families with autistic children (Canada) A year ago, when my 2-year-old son started showing symptoms of autism, I innocently believed he would be taken care of by our health system. A year later, he is still without a diagnosis in the public

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Friday, December 30, 2011 walknowforautismspeaksLink

Welcome to the seventh in our series of short videos designed to help you get the most out of your Walk Now for Autism Speaks experience. This series includes short videos on how to: navigate the Walk Now for Autism Speaks homepage, navigate the local Walk Now for Autism Speaks fundraising pages, build and edit your personal page, send e-mails and much more! 

Friday, December 30, 2011 walknowforautismspeaksLink

Welcome to the sixth in our series of short videos designed to help you get the most out of your Walk Now for Autism Speaks experience. This series includes short videos on how to: navigate the Walk Now for Autism Speaks homepage, navigate the local Walk Now for Autism Speaks fundraising pages, build and edit your personal page, send e-mails and much more! [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KtW07K8wuys]

Friday, December 30, 2011 walknowforautismspeaksLink

Welcome to the fifth in our series of short videos designed to help you get the most out of your Walk Now for Autism Speaks experience. This series includes short videos on how to: navigate the Walk Now for Autism Speaks homepage, navigate the local Walk Now for Autism Speaks fundraising pages, build and edit your personal page, send e-mails and much more! [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jbr0LeRAOAU]

Friday, December 30, 2011 walknowforautismspeaksLink

Welcome to the fourth in our series of short videos designed to help you get the most out of your Walk Now for Autism Speaks experience. This series includes short videos on how to: navigate the Walk Now for Autism Speaks homepage, navigate the local Walk Now for Autism Speaks fundraising pages, build and edit your personal page, send e-mails and much more! [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vUrQBCYgIA0]

Friday, December 16, 2011 Autism SpeaksLink
Written by Mara Mayer, proud mother and supporter of Autism Speaks As a mother of 2 children with autism, I had always wanted to be part of something “larger” than me and my immediate family.  When the kids