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Hear Nonverbal Boy with Autism Sing Katy Perry's "Roar"

Jack Robbins, an eight-year-old boy with autism from Frisco, Texas, rarely speaks. His family was thrilled to hear him singing the words of  Katy Perry’s “Roar” and now a video is going viral.

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A Dream Come True for the Walmarks as they Meet John Mayer

On a beautiful Friday night in Hartford, Connecticut Ethan Walmark, otherwise known as the 'Piano Man' was invited backstage with his family to meet one of his... More...

Drake and J. Cole to Remove Offensive Lyrics from 'Jodeci Freestyle'

Hip hop artist J. Cole recently issued an apology to the autism community for offensive lyrics in the song "Jodeci Freestyle" by Drake and J. Cole.  Yesterday, Drake issued an apology of his own, promising to remove the lyrics from ... More...

Hip Hop Lyric Insults Autism Community

Lyrics from the recently released song “Jodeci Freestyle” from hip hop artists Drake and J.Cole have many in the autism community up in arms. The song, which was released last month and is now getting airplay, contains the following ly... More...

Autism Raps!

Indeed, yesterday was not only for autism to speak, but to sing, to rap and to celebrate the many talents of young musicians with autism. Rio “Soulshocka" Wyles, a 21-year-old promising rapper who is on the autism spectrum, collaborated... More...

Autism Speaks Teams Up with Converse to Further Artist Self-Expression

In the spirit of freedom of expression and self-acceptance, Converse and Autism Speaks are teaming up to support the growth of budding musicians with autism.

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