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Broadway’s Autism-Friendly Performances are a Hit!

Autism Speaks Staffer Kerry Magro recently sat down with Lisa Carling, Director of accessibility programs for the Theatre Development Fund (TDF) and Derrick Davis, a Broadway actor who’s part of the ensemble of Disney’s “The Lion... More...

7 Steps You Can Take to Prevent Wandering at Your Child’s School

Wandering-related incidents among individuals with autism are far too common. In respons... More...

Small Business Town Hall Held in LA

On the evening of Wednesday, October 2, Autism Speaks held its fourth Small Business Town Hall mee... More...

Search For Queens Boy with Autism Ongoing

Fourteen-year-old Avonte Oquendo, a young boy with autism from Queens, NY has been ... More...

A to Z: Small Business Town Halls Visit Arizona

Autism Speaks hosted another successful Small Business Town Hall on Monday night - this time in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month!

Autism Speaks is proud to celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)! Held... More...

Parents Create Custom Jobs for Adult Kids with Autism

"Parents of adult kids with autism are creating jobs that play to their strengths - like starting a t-shirt silk-screening shop if they are artistic, or organic farms if they like to work outdoors."

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McDonald's to Add Healthy Alternatives to Menu

McDonald’s announced plans on Thursday to include fruits and vegetables in many of its adult m... More...

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