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Teens with Autism Use Google-Developed Software to Build Job Skills

(July 15, 2014) -- The University of Utah and Col... More...

Sibling Talks Autism, Employment and New Bakery Called 'Puzzles'

Autism Speaks Staffer Kerry Magro interviewed Sara Mae Hickey, the Owner of Puzzles Bakery & Café, a new business in upstate New York that is committed to hiring adults with special needs. Puzzles seeks to "solve the puzzle&quo... More...

Three Finalists Named for Thirty Under 30 Campaign

(July 14, 2014) - The "30 Under 30: Young Professionals on the Spectrum” campaign has announced its three finalists! The campaign, which went on thr... More...

Apply for a Virtual Internship with the U.S. Department of State

The U.S. Department of State is hiring virtual interns! We are looking for talented students with diverse backgrounds and skill sets, and no prior work or internship experience is necessary. This program involves working on projects in areas such ... More...

Bob's Discount Furniture Raises $50,000 for Autism Speaks

(July 14, 2014) -- Bob's Discount Furniture has helped our comm... More...

Sounding the Alarm Screened in St. Louis, Georgia & Columbus

Autism Speaks hosted the St. Louis premiere screening of "Sounding the Alarm" at St. Louis University to a diverse audience of parents, advocates, service providers, and educators.

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Libraries Become Safe Haven for Adult with Autism

(July 11, 2014) -- Hector Ramirez, ... More...

Thank you Mr. Mayor

Autism Speaks President Liz Feld wrote to Noam Bramson, Mayor of New Rochelle, N.Y., in response to the Mayor's post on his website entitled "Child, Home, Neighborhood, Community & Conscience."  You can read his post... More...

Autism Documentary "Sounding the Alarm" Available July 15 on Netflix

July 10, 2014 - The acclaimed autism documentary "Sounding the Alarm" will be available on Netflix on July 15. The film examines the lives of 12 families who live with autism, and chronicles the challenges and opportunities they face fro... More...

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