Family Services

Autism Takes Center Stage in Housing Discrimination Case

RICHMOND (August 26, 2013) -- An aggressive prosecution by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) against a West Virginia landlord it accused of discriminating against a prospective tenant because of his&n... More...

NGA Issues Blueprint for Employing People with Disabilities

MILWAUKEE (August 5, 2013) -- The National Governors Association (NGA) issued A Better Bottom Line: Employing People with Disabilities, an initiative by Delaware Gov. Ja... More...

U.S. Census: High Unemployment, Low Wages Plague Disability Community

WASHINGTON, DC (March 19, 2013) -- Americans with disabilities experience higher unemployment rates than the general population and those who are employed tend to hold low-paying jobs, work part-time and earn less than their ... More...

A Stand Against Bullying

Students at Michigan's Linden High School recently voted Danny Leideker, an 18-year-old teenager with autism spectrum disorder, homecoming king. This seems to be part of a growing trend of students embracing those with differences, according t... More...

iPad Grant Program Testimonials

In 2012, through the generous donations... 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...

MyAutismTeam Partnership Expanded

Autism Speaks is proud to expand its partnership with MyAut... More...

Fund a Community Grant

Autism Speaks Family Services is dedicated to providing information and resources to imp... More...

Autism Response Team Office Hours - 8/22

Office Hours easily connects families to a wide variety of autism-related resources, including Family Services Tool Kits, and the ... More...

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