Education

Darien, Conn., Superintendent Resigns After Special Ed Investigation

Darien, Conn., schools Superintendent Dr. Steven Falcone submitted his resignation on the heels of a state investigation that found the school district broke state and federal special education laws.

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Eagle Scout Films Public Service Announcement Video About Life with Autism

Seventeen-year-old Josh Thorton of Madera, Calif, made a public service annoucement (PSA) as part of his Eagle Scout project. His video was meant to help people see through the eyes of someone with autism and to help educate the community around h... More...

Autism Investment Conference

First-ever conference focused exclusively on the opportunity landscape for entrepreneurship, new business development and investment in the autism space. ... More...

Autism Speaks Awards Over $1 Million in Family Services Community Grants in U.S., Canada

NEW YORK, NY (January 24, 2012) – Autism Speaks, the world's largest autism advocacy organization, today announced the award of over $1 million in grants to directly support the innovative work of autism service providers in dozens of co... More...

Asperger Syndrome/HFA and the Classroom

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Accessing Services: Your Child’s Right to Public Education

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Early Intervention

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Town & Country Magazine Profiles Leaders

Autism Speaks co-founders Bob and Suzanne Wright are profiled in an article in the August issue of Town and Country magazine entitled "Autism's Angels." In the article, the Wrights discuss their rea... More...

Family Services Committee Developing Nationwide Online Resource Database

“Where can I take my child to be evaluated for autism?”“Who do I call to get Early Intervention services for my child?”“Where can I find a support group in my area?”&ldqu... More...

Autism Speaks Forms Family Services Committee

At its June 13th quarterly meeting Autism Speaks' Board of Directors formed a Family Services Committee. The role of the Committee will be to advise the foundation regarding its role on matters not being addressed through Autism Speaks' current ef... More...

Bloomingdale's and Joanna Team Up to Support Autism Speaks

Bloomingdale's and Geffen recording artist Joanna are teaming up in a back-to-school push in support of Autism Speaks. The 19-year old singer, whose debut album hits the airwaves August 15, 2006, is featured in the fl... More...

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