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(July 25, 2014) - Autism Speaks co-founders Bob and Suzanne Wright were honored for their philanthropic work at GE Capital in Norwalk, Conn. Bob Wright spoke before an...
“Our 6 year old has been diagnosed with autism, and I’d like to get evaluated, too. Problem is, I can’t find anyone who knows how to diagnose adults. All...
    (July 24, 2014) - The New York City Council has passed Avonte's Law. The new law was inspired by the death of 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo who ran out of...
  NEW  YORK (July 25, 2014) - Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) joined representatives from Autism Speaks, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) and...
WASHINGTON, DC (July 24, 2014) -- A House subcommittee heard expert testimony yesterday on the global challenges and advances occurring with autism research and services...
Danny Ryan lives on Long Island (NY) with his 3 sons, one of whom has autism. Jonny’s birthday was this past Tuesday and he turned 17 years old. Danny has been...
In the post below, Allison writes a heartfelt letter to a teacher she heard making disparaging and hurtful comments at her son's T-ball game. "Although many things...
(July 24, 2014) - Jackie Rodriguez told WABC in New York City that her son was bitten on the cheek on the school bus and she wants to know what happened. It was 3-...
Guest post by genetic epidemiologist Christine Ladd-Acosta. In her research, Dr. Ladd-Acosta collaborates with Dani Fallin, director of the Wendy Klag Center for Autism and...
(July 23, 2014) - Business Insider recently profiled 35-year-old Mark Leslie. Mark is a computer programer in New York City who has an Asperger Syndrome diagnosis. Like many...