Awareness

My Name is David

My Name is David is an animated short film from one of the animators of Robot Chicken, Matt Manning, that depicts a young student's speech to his fellow classmates about his autism. The film features the actual words and voice of the author of... More...

Therapeutic Riding as a Means of Teaching Job Skills

This post is by Serena Selkin, Grants Manager for Family Services, and John Taylor, Database Coordinator for Family Services.

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Autism Talk TV 23 - How to Join a Social Circle

In the second installment of Autism Talk TV's social skills series filmed at the UCLA PEERS center, Alex learns how to approach a group, find something common to talk about, and be accepted into a group. Hopefully this will show you guys h... More...

Holiday Safety Plan

The Holidays Are Here - have more fun and less problems by putting a clear, realistic Safety Plan in place before you venture out to the crowds. 

This blog post was written by Irene van der Zande, ... More...

Go Go Games Studios Brings Gaming to ABA Therapy

This blog post was written by Alexis Hiniker, a co-founder of Go Go Games Studios. Go Go Games Studios was created by Joy Wong Daniels, Alexis Hiniker, and Heidi Williamson, who met as graduate students in Stanford University’s Learning,... More...

USA Bobsled & Skeleton Entering Fourth Year Partnership

This post is by Darrin Steele the CEO of the USA Bobsled and Skeleton Team.

 

USA Bobsled & Skeleton is proud to be entering our fourth year as a partner 

with Autism Speaks. The Autism Speaks bobsled ha... More...

A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Cauldron…

Jan Ziff has over 30 years in broadcasting - with an audience of over 120 million listeners. She creates, produces and hosts Sound*Bytes, an award winning computer radio show heard nationally and internationally on CBS News... More...

Why Did I Start Questioning Autism?

By: George Wu, MD, is a Medical Director at Acti... More...

Answers to Isolation and Ignorance

Ron Fournier is the Editorial Director of National Journal.  His recent cover story, “... More...

Santaland

On Sunday, November 25 Autism Speaks in conjunction with Macy’s Herald Square had an autism friendly photo with Santa. The store opened 2 hours early for Autism Speaks families. Here is a post written by one mother whose family participa... More...

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