Family Services

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...

Obama Signs Minimum Wage Order, Adds Workers With Disabilities

WASHINGTON, DC (February 12, 2014) -- President Obama signed an executive order today raising the hourly minimum wa... More...

Autism Speaks Announces Swimming and Water Safety Scholarship Program

NEW YORK, NY (February 12, 2014) – Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced the establishment of the ... More...

Swimming and Water Safety Scholarship Fund

The Autism Speaks Swimming and Water Safety Scholarship Fund selects eligible organizations and prog... More...

New Funding for Tracking Devices: What Does It Mean?

In the post below, Autism Speaks Vice President of Family Services Lisa Goring answers questions ... More...

Announcement about Federal Funding for Tracking Devices Explained

Last week, Senator Chuck Schumer announced that the U.S. Department of Justice will immediately allow existing grant funds to be used to fund voluntary tracking devices for individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities. Th... More...

Autism Speaks Participates in a Night at the Museum Autism Initiative

The story below is written by Marianne Sullivan, Autism Speaks' Managing Director of Programs and Services - West, ... More...

Haitian Creole Resources

School Success for Haitian Children with Autism: A Parent Training Manual to Overcome Cultural, Language and Other Barriers  From the Massachusetts Advocate... More...

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