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Peter Gerhardt

Treating the Whole Person with Autism Conference Sets New Direction for Parent-Clinician Collaboration

“Whole Person,” Family-Centered Medical Care Addresses the Individual’s and the Family’s Unique Set of Needs and Challenges

Over 400 attendees from across the U.S. and around the world participated in the first national conference for families and professiona

August 09, 2012

NEW YORK, N.Y. (August 9, 2012) – Over 400 attendees from across the U.S. and around the world participated in the first national conference for families and professionals, “Treating the Whole Person with Autism: Comprehensive Care for Children and Adolescents with ASD.”

Autism Speaks Awards $450,000 in Grants for Two Programs to Encourage Independent Living, Increased Community Participation

Autism Speaks announced that it has awarded $450,000 in grants for two projects focused on developing independent functioning and incre

March 01, 2012

NEW YORK, NY (March 1, 2012)– Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism advocacy and science organization, today announced that it has awarded $450,000 in grants for two projects focused on developing independent functioning and increased participation in community life for individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). They are the largest Family Services grants funded by Autism Speaks to date, focused on creating specific tools and resources to enhance the lives of adolescents and adults living with autism.