Awareness

Mother and Son Remind Autism Community to "Smile"

This guest blog post is by Courtney Gondoli, a mother of two children on the autism spectrum from Brockport, N.Y. Courtney's son Joey was nonverbal when he was diagnosed as a toddler but now at age 4 he has started speaking. The ... More...

Family's Trip to the Movies Takes Unpleasant Turn

Emily Colson, author of “Dancing with Max,” recently shared a troubling experience she had at a movie theater in New England with her 22-year-old son who h... More...

Mom Teaches Son with Autism to Curse

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Gratitude and a Challenge

This post is by Lou Melgarejo, a married father of three whose eldest daughter Bianca has autism. In 2011 he started Lou’s Land, a blog from an Autism Dad’s perspective.

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A Story About Giving

This post is by Ann Gibbons, regional director for Autism Speaks, who recently visited a local supporter.

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The Reason I Run

This guest blog post is by Riley Mecimore, a college freshman from Pinehurst, N.C. who created her own 5K race to raise funds and awareness in honor of her brother. Riley’s first fundraising event raised $880 for Autism Speaks!

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A Point of Hope Christmas

This blog post is by Jamitha Fields, Autism Speaks Vice President of Community Affairs.

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With Great Sorrow

On Dec. 19, 201... More...

10 Inspiring and Informative Blogs of 2013

We've posted some helpful and inspiring blogs this year from the Autism Speaks staff, parents and advocates on the spectrum. This list of blog posts is based on popularity.   10. ... More...

What We're Thankful For: Stories from Autism Speaks

Autism Speaks staffers share what they are thankful for this year. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family from all of us at Autism Speaks!

Liz Feld, President

On this Thanksgiving I am so thankful for the effort, ener... More...

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