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McLean Hospital Holds Annual Dinner, Honors Jane Fonda

June 21, 2014 - McLean Hospital held its Annual Dinner last night in Boston. Actress Jane Fonda received the McLean award for her work to increase public awareness of mental health issues. Among those in attendance were last year’s honoree, ... More...

Los Angeles Dodgers Host Autism Awareness Game

June 20, 2014 - On Tuesday, the Los Angeles Dodgers welcomed autism families and friends to Autism Awareness Day at Dodger Stadium as the Dodgers took on the\ Colorado Rockies. It was a star-studded, exciting day at Chavez Ravine. Autism Speaks vo... More...

Ten Tips for Vacationing with a Child with Autism

June 20, 2014  - Tomorrow is the first day of summer and many families will be traveling near and far on vacations. Family Travel Forum interviewed Ilene, the mother of two sons with autism, to get her advice about what has w... More...

Housing Complex for Adults with Autism Opens in Phoenix

A newly-refurbished apartment building in Phoneix, Ariz., will give adults with autism a chance to live more independent lives. The year-long project was undertaken by the Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center, First Place AZ and the Found... More...

Spectrum Designs Provides Gainful Employment to People with Autism

Spectrum Designs is a Long Island company committed to enhancing the quality of life of people with autism, who often face barriers to employment. The company was started in 2010 by Stella Spanakos, wh... More...

Recipients of 2nd Round of Swimming and Water Safety Fund Announced!

(June 19, 2014) - Autism Speaks is excited to announce the second round... More...

Dr. Sanjay Gupta Discusses Autism and Employment in Everyday Health

(June 17, 2014) - In his column Health Matters with Sanjay Gupta today, Dr. Gupta discussed autism and employment and highlighted the stories of two adults with Asperger Syndrome and their struggles to find... More...

Teen with Autism Overcomes Fear and Attends Prom

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