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Washington Post Discusses Difficulties Faced by Parents of Adults with Autism

(July 29, 2014) - An article in the Washington Post this past week discussed the lack of services and opportunities currently available to adults with autism. The article quotes Autism Speaks Executive Vice President Lisa Goring. ... More...

Ed Asner Hosts 2nd Annual Poker Tournament Benefiting Autism Speaks

(July 29, 2014) -- Los Angeles came out in full force on Saturday night raising $40,000 at the second annual Ed Asner and Friends Poker Tournament. The tournament featured an evening of good food along with a friendly poker tourna... More...

Tony Winning Play Scheduled for an Autism-Friendly Performance

(July 29, 2014) -- An autism-friendly performance of 'Into the Woods' a Tony Award winner in 1986 is set to take place on August 9th at 2 PM in The Old Globe Theatre in Balboa Park, San Diego. 

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Local Church Offers Vacation Bible School for Children with Autism

(July 29, 2014) -- Eastview Christian Church in Normal, Illinois is offering a vacation bible school program this week for children on the autism spectrum and their siblings. The program hopes to bring an autism-friendly expe... More...

Man Who Has Never Spoken Full Sentence has Pitch-Perfect Voice

Martin Finn has autism and he barely speaks but his voice is a thing to behold. Martin can string tog... More...

Playground Designed to Help Children with Autism Build Social Skills

(July 28, 2014) - The Shafer Center, a school for children with autism ages 2-8, in Owings Mills, Md., opened a new playground designed specifically for children with autism. Such playgrounds are becoming more common aro... More...

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