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This guest post is by Autism Speaks Staffer Ann Gibbons. This Friday 500 cyclists will participate in the 8th annual Bike to the Beach benefitting Autism Speaks. Bike to...
A new study finds no association between autism and mercury levels in blood samples from pregnant women or their newborns. But the researchers caution that pregnant women...
Hello to the fantastic Autism Speaks community! My name is Marissa Hacker and I am 18 years old. I have a twin brother, Matthew, who has Autism.  His autism makes him...
Actress Mageina Tovah's latest project is a film about autism called, "Hux." She describes the project like this: "A woman struggling with the isolation...
This post is from Bo Broadnax, a junior at the University of Cincinnati who is on the autism spectrum. Bo recently received an intership at Barefoot Proximity, an advertising...
(July 29, 2014) - An article in the Washington Post this past week discussed the lack of services and opportunities currently available to adults with autism. The article...
This post is written by Nola Waill, an intern with Family Services at Autism Speaks and a Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician (EMT).  Nola is a student at...
Tim Sharp is an Australian artist and the creator of  superhero Laser Beak Man. When Tim was diagnosed with autism at 3 years of age, doctors advised his mother...
(July 29, 2014) -- Los Angeles came out in full force on Saturday night raising $40,000 at the second annual Ed Asner and Friends Poker Tournament. The tournament featured an...
(July 29, 2014) -- An autism-friendly performance of 'Into the Woods' a Tony Award winner in 1986 is set to take place on August 9th at 2 PM in The Old Globe...