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Young Adults With Autism Seek Out White-Collar Careers For First Time

Matthew Koenisg, 24, was working in a data entry position in St. Paul, Minnesota making below minimum wage at a supervised employment center for people with disabilities.

Koenig, is is affected by autism, was happy to have a job despite the... More...

Autism Speaks To Co-Host the Fifth Annual World Focus on Autism

Autism Speaks will co-host the fifth annual World Focus on Autism Thursday, September 27th, at Hunter College in New York City. The purpose of the event is to promote autism awareness and highlight autism as a global public health issue among nati... More...

Autism Speaks' Boston half marathon a success

On September 16th the Boston half marathon benefitting Autism Speaks was a success in more ways than one.

Pam McCray ran in honor of her five-year-old nephew Cullen who is affected by autism and is an inspiration to their family.

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Jason McElwain, autistic basketball sensation, finishes Rochester Marathon and qualifies for Boston Marathon

James McElwain, who hails from Rochester, New York put himself on the map after an amazing high school basketball game. He scored 20 points in only four minutes.

His latest athletic endeavor was the Rochester marathon where he finished 15th... More...

Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Webinar

Please join Autism Speaks for a webinar hosted by Kate Grandbois, MS, CCC-SLP, to learn about the different technologies that can help people with autism and how to request a Technology Assessment.

Below are some of the questions Kate... More...

The 3rd Annual Autism Speaks at Baltusrol a Huge Success

The 3rd Annual Autism Speaks at Baltusrol was held Monday, September 24, 2012 in Springfield Twp, N.J. The weather was beautiful and perfect for a day on the golf course. 114 golfers gathered to play the famed lower course and raise funds for Auti... More...

Marc Sirkin to Appear on Autism Live

Marc Sirkin, Chief Digital Marketing Officer, will appear on the virtual talk show Autism-Live, talking all things tech! 

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Queens Sanitman has one very good reason to run in the NYC Marathon

There are thousands of reasons to run a marathon to raise funds for autism research, but Dennis Palazzola does so for one - his 5-year-old son, Thomas.

Palazzola has set a goal of raising $3,000 for Autism Speaks through their Team Up! init... More...

'Housewife' Helps Raise Money to Battle Autism

Hundreds of people attended 'Sparkle Speaks' at the Brownstone in Patterson New Jersey to raise funds for Autism Speaks. This event was hosted by Jacqueline Laurita from "The Real Housewives" of New Jersey and her family.

Her... More...

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