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Autism Speaks Responds to Recent Tornadoes

(April 28, 2014) - Autism Speaks extends our deepest sympathies to the families affected by the recent devastating tornadoes in the middle part of the country. 

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Number of Teens and Young Adults with Autism in College on the Rise

(April 29, 2014)  - A FOX outlet in Cleveland last week highlighted the growing number of teens and young adults with aut... More...

Congress Examines Police Response To People With Disabilities

WASHINGTON, DC (April 29, 2014) -- A Senate Judiciary Committee panel took testimony today from experts in law enforcement and the disabilities community, including Autism Speaks, on the police response to emergencies involving pe... More...

Happy 9th Birthday: A Letter to my Son with Autism

The post below is a heartwarming letter from Rico Cannon to his son on his 9th birthday. Rico shares his experiences as that father of a son with autism and how raising Cameron inspired him to give back.

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Local Peer Mentorship Program Helps Students with Autism Shine

(April 21, 2014) -- Southwestern Illinois’s Belleville School District is making a positive impact on the lives of their students with autism. Chris Gibson, the district’s autism consultant, reach... More...

AutonomyWorks Featured on Big Ten Network

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Family Still Looking for Answers after Death of 37-Year-Old Woman with Autism

(April 10, 2014) - Philadelphia Daily News Columnist Ronnie Polaneczky examines the tragic case of Christina Sankey, a 37-year-ol... More...

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