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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...

Doctoral Candidate Talks Unique Traits of Individuals with Autism

Autism Speaks Staffer Kerry Magro interviewed Amanda Leeder to discuss her work as a doctoral candidate in Fordham University’s Applied Developmental Psychology program. Amanda received her M.A. in general psychology from NYU. She has em... More...

Tragic Ending to Missouri Wandering Case

(July 9, 2014) -- The body of a five-year-old Missouri boy with autism who wandered from his family's home in Harrisonville was found drowned in a neighbor's pond yesterday, shortly after his family reached out to the... More...

Thank You Mr. Mayor!

Mayor Noam Bramson published a post on his website titled, "Child, Home, Neighborhood, Community & Conscience" where he adresses his c... More...

Court Rules Child With Autism May Remain in U.S. to Avoid Grave Harm

July 9, 2014 - In an international custody dispute, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals has held that a young boy with "severe" autism may remain in the United States with his mother and his brother so that he can contin... More...

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