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Blue Horizons for Autism takes Flight

September 21, 2013

On Saturday, September 21, Autism Speaks partnered with JetBlue Airways, Port Authority and the TSA to host Blue Horizons for Autism, the first-of-its-kind event at New York’s JFK Airport to provide families and individuals affected by autism the opportunity to practice the air travel experience in a realistic setting.  Wyndham Worldwide provided a generous contribution to Autism Speaks towards the event.

Department of Education Mandates Inclusion of Students with Disabilities in Extracurricular Activities

January 31, 2013

On Friday, January 25th, the Department of Educations' Office for Civil Rights issued new guidance that ordered schools across the country to provide equal opportunity to students with disabilities to participate in extracurricular activities.