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(August 31, 2014) - On two early mornings over the weekend of August 30-31, a dedicated group of Team Up! runners took to the streets of Anaheim, Calif., to show their...
This post is by Liane Kupferberg Carter, the mother of two adult sons, one of whom has autism and epilepsy. Liane is a journalist whose articles and essays have appeared in...
ʺAutism is part of who I am.ʺ -Temple Grandin ʺI had people in my life who didn't give up on me: my mother, my aunt, my science teacher. I had one-on-one speech...
Today is Dr. Temple Grandin's 67th Birthday! To celebrate her big day earlier this week we put a call out on our Autism Speaks Facebook Page asking why our community...
Our 12-year-old son has autism, mild intellectual disability and anxiety attacks so severe that we end up in the emergency room. Loud noises are the worst – for example...
The Autism Law Summit is a gathering of parent advocates, individuals with autism, autism service providers, lawyers, lobbyists and legislators from across the United States...
(August 28, 2014) - Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute is working on bringing facial recognition to Google Glass. Researchers are working on creating an app for the...
(August 28, 2014) - A teen’s wish became a reality. Sean Anderson is an 18-year-old from Tooele, Utah who has muscular dystrophy and autism. He can’t speak...
This Your Dollars @ Work post shines a spotlight on the amazing work of the Autism Speaks Autism Response Team. Click here for a list of 10 Ways the Autism Response Team Can...
(August 28, 2014) - Autism Speaks co-foudners Bob and Suzanne Wright sat down with Kate Brosnan on Nantucket Community Television to discuss the resource center on the...