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Every family has concerns and questions about how to successfully include a family member with autism in their community. Martin, a parent of a child with autism, and an attorney will join us on July 26, 2011 Facebook Q and A to share her own experiences and answer questions about how to step up to community inclusion!
 
We want to take some of your preliminary questions now! Ask away!

Autism Speaks has named Leslie Long, a long-time advocate on behalf of adolescents and adults with autism, as its first director of ho

July 21, 2011

New York, N.Y. (July 21, 2011) – Autism Speaks, the world’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, has named Leslie Long, a long-time advocate on behalf of adolescents and adults with autism, as its first director of housing and adult services.

This is a blog post by Mary Beth Schleif of Friendship Ventures, a Minnesota organization that offers unique opportunities for people with disabilities to enjoy resident camp, respite care and supervised travel. At Friendship Ventures, everybody fits in! Friendship Ventures was a recipient of an Autism Speaks Baker Summer Camp Grant.
 
A parent’s perspective