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Tragic Ending to Missouri Wandering Case

(July 9, 2014) -- The body of a five-year-old Missouri boy with autism who wandered from his family's home in Harrisonville was found drowned in a neighbor's pond yesterday, shortly after his family reached out to the... More...

What Is Your State Doing About Autism?

ROCKVILLE, MD (July 8, 2014) -- Federal officials today presented the first state-by-state autism guide on insurance and Medicaid coverage, service delivery, transition services and more. The guide represents a 2012 snapshot ... More...

"Be Safe" Campaign in LA Teaches People with Autism about Safety

(July 1, 2014) - An article in today's LA Times features Emily Iland, the mother of a 30-year-old son wit... More...

Autism Speaks Releases Assessment Tool for Transition-Aged Youth

New York, N.Y. (June 30, 2014) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today released its Community-based Skills Assessment, a new transition assessment tool to help parents and professionals ... More...

Community-based Skills Assessment

Autism Speaks is excited to announce the launch of our latest tool Community-based Skills Assessment (CSA): Developing a Personalized Transition Plan! ... More...

Three New Employment Tools for the Autism Community

As addendums to the Autism Speaks Employment Tool Kit, we have created three new tools to help adults with autism as ... More...

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