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New grant program provides funding for scholarships for swimming and water safety lessons for individuals with autism

February 12, 2014

NEW YORK, NY (February 12, 2014) – Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced the establishment of the Autism Speaks Scholarship Fund for Swimming and Water Safety. The new grant program provides funding for eligible local service providers to offer scholarships for swimming and water safety lessons to individuals with autism.

May 20, 2013

In the wake of the tragic events that took place in California, Florida and Ohio in the last week, we’d like to express our heartfelt condolences to the families of Mikaela Lynch, Owen Black and Drew Howell, and also offer thanks to the searchers. Unfortunately, wandering-related tragedies are far too common in the autism community.