Awareness

Make A Burger, Make A Friend

On November 9, twins Samantha and Lucy Krasker brought their teen outreach program, Make A Burger, Make A Friend, to selected cities in Georgia, Florida, New York and Illinois. Hosted by BurgerFi, a new all-natural burger restaurant, the event... More...

Locating Device Suggestions from Our Community

Last week we asked for your feedback on Facebook about locating devices and other solutions that you believe would help prevent wandering in our community. We received some great feedback and wanted to share some of the most popular suggestions wi... More...

What is Neurodiversity?

John Elder Robison is an adult with autism and the parent of an adult... More...

Autism Diagnosis: An Unexpected Journey

Last night, at the Fourth Annual Autism Speaks Classic at Baltusrol Country Club in New Jersey, Sarah Schwarz gave a ... More...

NBC's 'Parenthood' is Back for Season 5!

The Braverman clan is black for Season 5 of Parenthood! Max finds a friend and mentor in Hank, who is encouraging him to explore his interest in photography. Find out what Sheila Wagner, M.Ed. has to say in her commentary on '... More...

Raising Autism Awareness at Megafest is a Profound Experience

This post is by Pat Robbins, Texas area director for Autism Speaks, and Alycia Halladay, Autism Speaks’ senior director of environmental and clinical sciences.

MegaFest. Sounds big, right? It was! Those of us who wer... More...

How This Autism Mom Stays Married

This post is by Laura Shumaker, writer and autism advocate. Her adult son Matthew has autism. You can read the first three chapters of her book 'A Regular Guy: Growin... More...

A Photo Diary of the Walmark Family Meeting John Mayer

It's not everyday you get to go to a John Mayer show, let alone head backstage to meet him. Last night, I did just that, but I was part of something so much bigger.

Ethan Walmark, of the 'Piano Man' fame, idolizes J... More...

Take a Trip Through Macy's to 'Shop for a Cause!'

I am a shopaholic. There, I said it. 

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