Safety

"Be Safe" Campaign in LA Teaches People with Autism about Safety

(July 1, 2014) - An article in today's LA Times features Emily Iland, the mother of a 30-year-old son wit... More...

Recipients of 2nd Round of Swimming and Water Safety Fund Announced!

(June 19, 2014) - Autism Speaks is excited to announce the second round... More...

Congress Examines Police Response To People With Disabilities

WASHINGTON, DC (April 29, 2014) -- A Senate Judiciary Committee panel took testimony today from experts in law enforcement and the disabilities community, including Autism Speaks, on the police response to emergencies involving pe... More...

Locating Devices and Other Wandering-Prevention Technology

Care Trak The Original Law Enforcement Rescue Program that electronically tracks people with Alzheimer's who wander and special needs kids. Sheriffs, Police, Fire Departments, SAR Teams, etc. use Care Trak to quickly lo... More...

Autism Speaks to Provide Funding for “Big Red Safety Boxes" for Families of Individuals with Autism

NEW YORK, N.Y. (February 14, 2014) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced that it has awarded $50,000 in funding to the National Autism Association (NAA) to provi... More...

Autism Speaks Announces Swimming and Water Safety Scholarship Program

NEW YORK, NY (February 12, 2014) – Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced the establishment of the ... More...

New Funding for Tracking Devices: What Does It Mean?

In the post below, Autism Speaks Vice President of Family Services Lisa Goring answers questions ... More...

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