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MIXED EMOTIONS: A Mother and Son Response to the DSM-5 Change

Editor’s note: In this blog, Wills and Monica share their feelings about the possibility that planned revisions to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) will cause him to “lose his diagnosis” of au... More...

Autism in the News – 02.01.12

Can My Kid Still Get Treatment? Why Autism’s Definition Matters (The Atlantic) Everyone, now, has something to say about autism. While TV shows, such as Touch, portray autistic children as possessing&nbs... More...

Autism Speaks Teams Up With Autisable

We are so excited to announce our new partnership with Autisable. Autisable is an online community that connects people who want to tackle the puzzle of autism. They encoura... More...

Military Families Tell Their Stories at Congressional Briefing

Military families finally got their say before Congress today about the injustice of losing autism benefits for their children when they retire, even when due to being wounded in action. More than 100 members of the military and their supporters j... More...

Autism in the News – 01.31.12

Virginia approves bill to provide insurance coverage for autistic children – again (Richmond, Va.) The Virginia General Assembly has passed a bill — again — to provide insurance coverage for families with ... More...

Got Questions? The Doctors Will Be In!

  Please join us Thursday Feb. 2nd for “The D... More...

Weekly Whirl – Our Favorite Tweets!

If anyone knows how hectic life can get – WE DO! That’s why we have created the Autism Speaks Weekly Whirl to fill you in on all of the highlights of the week! The last thing we want is for you to be left out of the loop! Please sh... More...

Autism in the News – 01.27.12

NH school principal dives in river to rescue boy (Rochester, N.H.) An elementary school principal in New Hampshire jumped into a frozen river to save a 10-year-old student who fell through the ice. ... More...

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