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Last August, Laurie and Eric Chern traveled from their home in Chicago to have lunch with a few moms in North Carolina. Longtime supporters of Autism Speaks and the parents...
Kelli Gibson, of Battle Creek, Michigan, knew that Connor was different from other babies. He’d stare at the ceiling fan for hours and scream if she moved him away...
More than half of children with autism take medicine at some point during their childhood. Deciding to use medicine to treat children with autism is a difficult decision for...
 By Rachel Nuwer From the day her twins were born, Marcy Oakes-Henschel could see they were in chronic pain. ”They had really severe GI issues from birth,”...
WASHINGTON, DC (February, 13, 2013) -- Bipartisan legislation that would enable families to create tax-free savings accounts, similar to college savings accounts, for...
NEW YORK (February 11, 2013) -- Autism Speaks today endorsed HF.181, sponsored by Rep. Kim Norton (DFL-Rochester), which would require state-regulated health...
CHICAGO (February 6, 2013) -- Autism Speaks is proud to recognize the achievements of Glencoe, Ill. teen Spencer Savitz who has been cited as a leader in his...
JEFFERSON CITY (February 5, 2013) -- A Missouri state agency has found that the state's 2010 autism insurance reform law fully ramped up in 2012, yet still produced...
  LAS VEGAS (February 4, 2013) -- Autism Speaks is co-hosting a full-day workshop on autism insurance to kick off the 3rd Annual Convention of the Association of...
On Friday, January 25th, the Department of Educations' Office for Civil Rights issued new guidance that ordered schools across the country to provide equal opportunity to...