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Autism Speaks 2013 National Conference for Families and Professionals

March 19, 2013

Registration now open for July 26 - 27 conference featuring workshops and scientific sessions on autism care through the life span

The “Female Protective Effect”

February 26, 2013

A new study provides insights into why girls are much less likely than boys to develop autism

Boys are up to five times more likely to be diagnosed with autism than girls are. Researchers have proposed theories to explain why. It may be that girls are less likely to be diagnosed because their symptoms are less obvious. Or, something about a girl’s biology may protect her from developing autism.

Autism Speaks Hosts World’s First Autism Investment Conference

February 22, 2013

On February 21st, investors and product developers came together to discuss opportunities for addressing the autism community’s unmet needs