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Autism Speaks 2013 National Conference for Families and Professionals

Registration now open for July 26 - 27 conference featuring workshops and scientific sessions on autism care through the life span

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Hacking Autism - Blog

Ohio State is Hacking Autism

Posted by Marc Sirkin Friday, August 24, 2012

The folks at Ohio State University are hacking autism with their Citra app concept for caregivers.

 

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Sesame Street Live Brings First Autism Friendly Show to Detroit's Fox Theatre

The Fox Theatre in Detroit is hosting its first Autism Friendly Show. The goal is to both help families feel comfortable within this environment and to educate staffers, performers and audience members on what makes the theater experience more enj... More...

Department of Education Mandates Inclusion of Students with Disabilities in Extracurricular Activities

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 students with disabilities to participate in extracurricular activities.... More...

Six Organizations in U.S. Recognized for Innovative, High-Quality Autism Programs

(Autism Speaks is the managing partner of Advancing Futures for Adults with Autism (AFAA), a national consortium of organizations seeking to create meaningful futures for adults with autism that include homes, jobs, recreation, friends, and su... More...

Leading the Way: Autism-Friendly Youth Organizations

Unfortunately, boys and girls with aut... More...

Spanish Resources

Manual de los 100 Días

Autismo: Una Guía Para... More...

Autism Speaks Announces Recipients of 2012 Community Grants and First-Ever Chapter Grants

(NEW YORK, N.Y., December 20, 2012) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced that it has awarded more than $1 million to advance the work of community-based organiz... More...

Support for Families in the Wake of the Newtown Tragedy

The hearts and prayers of all of us at Autism Speaks continue to go out to the families and town of Newtown, Connecticut in the wake of the heartbreaking events of last Friday. The devastation has been felt by people all around the world as we str... More...

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