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2013 Chapter, Neighborhood and Regional Grant Recipients Announced!

Autism Speaks announced this week that it has awarded more than $700,000 to 141 local orga... More...

Brian & Patricia Kelly Postsecondary Scholarship Fund Recipients 2013

Autism Speaks is proud to award $249,000 to 11 postsecondary institutions through the Brian and Patricia Kelly Postsecondary Scholarship Fund. Funds were awarded to four-year colleges, two-year colleges, vocational programs and transition programs... More...

Sprouts Neighborhood Grant Recipients 2013

Through the inaugural Neighborhood Grant program, funded through Autism Speaks’ partnership with Sprouts Farmers Markets, in 2013 Autism Speaks distributed grants of up to $5,000 to 66 organizations... More...

Regional Grant Recipients 2013

Through the inaugural Regional Grant program, in 2013 Autism Speaks distributed grants of up to $5,000 to 21 organizations around the country for a total of close to $100,000. Grants were evenly distributed throughout the four regions of the count... More...

Chapter Grant Recipients 2013

Through the second annual Chapter Grants program, Autism Speaks distributed up to $5,000 to 54 organizations located in the areas of the 11 Autism Speaks chapters (up from four chapters in 2012) for a total of close to $250,000. The programs along... More...

iPads Can Help Children Learn Spoken Language: FAQ & Tips from Experts

The post below is offered by Drs. Connie Kasari and Ann Kaiser along with team members, Drs. Charlotte Mucchetti, Stephanie Shire from UCLA and Dr. Courtney Wright from Vanderbilt University.

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Maximizing the Effectiveness of the iPad for People with Autism

iPads can be a great tool for individuals with autism of all ages. The following suggestions on how to use your iPad are written by Lauren Elder, PhD, clinical psychologist and Asst. Director of ... More...

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