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December 21, 2011

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 21, 2011) — The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) has named Stuart Spielman, Autism Speaks' senior policy advisor and counsel, to serve again in 2012 as one of its 28 consumer liaison representatives. 

Renowned Fashion Designer Tommy Hilfiger and NASCAR Driver Jamie McMurray Featured in Two Innovative Animated TV Ads

The Advertising Council, in partnership with Autism Speaks, announced today the launch of innovative public service advertisements (PSA

November 07, 2011

NEW YORK, N.Y. (November 7, 2011) – The Advertising Council, in partnership with the world’s largest autism science and advocacy organization Autism Speaks, announced today the launch of innovative public service advertisements (PSAs) featuring renowned fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger, and NASCAR driver Jamie McMurray and his niece who has autism. The PSAs are designed to help raise awareness about autism and to encourage the public to learn the early warning signs of a disorder that now affects one in every 110 American children.

Individualized Education Program (IEP): Summary, Process and Practical Tips

After months of research, a team of lawyers at Goodwin Procter LLP generously put together a helpful guide to help families understand the IEP process as their loved ones head back to school. This 26 page guide contains an IEP timeline and clearly lays out the steps to take throughout the IEP process. The guide also includes lots of tips, resources, and answers to FAQs.