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The National Capital Area Chapter of Autism Speaks was delighted to take part in MTV's "Meet The Benjamin's" Reception on April 23rd at the Graham Hotel...
(April 24, 2014) - Laura Slatkin, the Founder and CEO of NEST Fragrances and a member of the Autism Speaks Board of Directors, visited Chicago today as part her Blue...
(April 24, 2014) -- The website MAKERS.com in honor of Autism Awareness Month this week selected "14 Amazing Women with Autism" who are making an impact in our...
(April, 24, 2014) -- Jack Schindler, a non-verbal adult with autism from Colfax, Wisc., is gaining national attention for his artwork. Jake started painting a year ago...
Researchers with the Autism Genome Project are calling for the broad use of a relatively new type of genetic test – for copy number variants (CNVs) – as the next...
In observance of Autism Awareness Month, The Golf Channel’s In Play with Jimmy Roberts aired a special feature on autism and golf.  Roberts profiled golf...
Research funded by Autism Speaks is helping children who have autism gain spoken language – with special training for parents Posted by Stephanie Patterson Shire,...
(April 23, 2014) -- The Maryland Insurance Administration (MIA) has finalized new regulations that will require coverage of autism benefits, including applied behavior...
KUSA-TV’s Assitant News Director Tim Ryan shared the story of his 21-year-old son Jack who has autism. Ryan appears in the video above discussing how being involved...
Mom and Teacher Megan Davies Mennes' letter to a cyber bully has gone viral. This bully did not target her directly, he targeted her infant son who has Down Syndrome...