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Autism Speaks Weighs In On MA Adult Housing Bill

BOSTON (February 25, 2014) -- Autism Speaks joined with other autism advocates at a joint legislative hearing today in support a bill designed to address the shortage of affordable housing for individuals with intellectual di... More...

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Autism Speaks needs your help to make our resources more accessible to the non-English speaking community!

All Autism Speaks Tool Kits are freely available, and we welcome translation of these resources into all languages. Guidelines fo... More...

Autism Speaks' Leslie Long Featured on NPR Cape and Islands

On Thursday, February 20, Autism Speaks Director of Adult Services Leslie Long was featured along with other professi... More...

Locating Devices and Other Wandering-Prevention Technology

Care Trak The Original Law Enforcement Rescue Program that electronically tracks people with Alzheimer's who wander and special needs kids. Sheriffs, Police, Fire Departments, SAR Teams, etc. use Care Trak to quickly lo... More...

Autism Author and CEO Share Top Tips for Inclusion in the Workforce

Northwest Center in Washington state provides employment services to adults with disabilities, placing them in jobs that match their skills and then providing them with the appropriate level of support at eac... More...

Starbucks Southeast Asia to Employ Individuals with Autism

Last week, Starbucks Southeast Asia announced the opening of its 100th store in Singapore. The new location will give pe... More...

Autism Speaks to Provide Funding for “Big Red Safety Boxes" for Families of Individuals with Autism

NEW YORK, N.Y. (February 14, 2014) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced that it has awarded $50,000 in funding to the National Autism Association (NAA) to provi... More...

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