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October 30, 2014

"We are all still humans trying to fit ourselves in this puzzle of life, it's just that some people fit a little differently." Mikael Brooks, a college student on the autism spectrum, calmed his feelings of anxiety on a crowded bus by funneling his emotions into poetry.

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October 30, 2014

Autism Speaks, Kessler Foundation, May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust, New York Collaborates for Autism and Poses Family Foundation have collectively committed almost $7.5 million to support groundbreaking work in disability and inclusion in employment in 2014 and 2015.

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October 29, 2014

Companies across the country have been spending October celebrating National Disability Employment Awareness Month.

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October 28, 2014

Philip Knox, 18, will no longer be eligible for special education services through New Jersey’s Department of Education in three years. And his mother, Nakeishia Knox, is understandably worried.

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October 24, 2014

Big Apple Circus, Autism Speaks and The Theatre Development Fund’s Autism Theatre Initiative teamed up for the first of eight sensory-friendly performances.

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October 24, 2014

Autism Speaks Staffer Kerry Magro, an adult with autism and national speaker, spoke at JP Morgan Chase in NYC about his life on the autism spectrum and what businesses can do today to employ those with autism.

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October 23, 2014

Last night, Autism Speaks hosted the second in a series of Town Halls on Adult Services focusing on housing and community living.

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October 23, 2014

Tommy, Model Jacquelyn Jablonski's brother, was diagnosed with autism at age 2 and he has inspired her to raise awareness.

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