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This poem was submitted to Autism Speaks by Shari Murphy. Her 18 year old daughter, Nina, wrote it about her sister, seven-year-old Sophie, who has Autism. Sophie attended...
Lorri Unumb, vice president of state government affairs for Autism Speaks, travels the country advocating for families and individuals facing the challenges of autism. This...
On January 29, 2015 dozens of prospective, returning and new team captains from southeastern Wisconsin attended the Milwaukee Walk Now for Autism Speaks 2015 Kickoff Party at...
From January 16-18, over 20,000 runners and their cheering friends and families were at Disneyland in Anaheim, California for the inaugural Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend....
    Today, President Obama announced his “Precision Medicine Initiative,” with a budget request of $215 million for research that will include...
It was a day that this teen will cherish for the rest of his life. High school senior Nicholas Bennett made it his goal to score 1,000 half-court shots during his high...
“Let’s Go Hawks!” Over 30 kids with autism and special needs decked out in matching jerseys joined the Atlanta’s Hawks Center/Forward Elton Brand for...
“What does babbling mean in an otherwise nonverbal person with autism? Does it indicate that the person is trying to express something? Does it suggest a potential for...
Autism Speaks has launched a Housing and Community Living Initiative that will work to increase access to home and community based services (HCBS),and increase the capacity...
  Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, welcomes the release by the House Energy and...