School Aged Children - Community Connections

This month's Community Connections is all about celebrating moms and sharing experiences. We heard from hundreds of mothers across the country who shared their most More...
Last month, we focused on the transition back to school. We heard from many families who wanted us to highlight ways they could play a part in their child's education More...
The Family Services team at Autism Speaks interacts with families affected by autism on a daily basis. Lots of families have shared stories, sought help, or asked questions More...
Social Mixers offer an opportunity for young people with autism to practice social skills and become more involved in their community. The process of teaching individuals More...
Open the Doors to Your Community! Participation in the community can be enhanced through improvement in the social skills of individuals with autism. Individuals with autism More...
Start as Early as Possible!"No matter what our child's level of ability, he will do best in the future if you help him develop practical skills now."- More than More...
Recreation is about activities and experiences which produce feelings of enjoyment and satisfaction. They give all of us opportunities to express creativity, achieve and More...
School is out, the sun is shining, and it is the time of year when we all begin to think about planning some down time - maybe even a vacation! Whether it is a family More...
Faith is a very important part of life for so many families in the autism community. Many of these families often feel held back from becoming a part of their religious More...
"My greatest hope for my son with autism entering kindergarten is that he makes friends and is encouraged to be social while being safe." The transition from More...