Family Services

Parent Perspective: Thoughts on the New ATN/AIR-P Constipation Guide

This is a post by Scott and Ellen Ambler, the parents of a son with autism who has experienced difficulty with constipation and faced obstacles in their efforts to treat it. 

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Karl: a Young Man with Autism Making His Way in the World

This post is by Serena Selkin, Assistant Director, Grants and Jordan Litt , Family Services Intern.

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The Importance of Advocacy: An Excerpt from the New Advocacy Tool Kit!

This is an excerpt from the Autism Speaks Advocacy Tool Kit, a guide to help individuals with autism and their families develop and use crit... More...

Countdown to the Conference: A Community of Support

Deona Foust is a volunteer involved in Walk Now for Autism Speaks in New Mexico. She is a sub-contractor for Stimulating Minds, an innovative autism clinic that provides all services for those with autism under one roof. Deona also provides AB... More...

Baker Summer Camp Grant for Camp AuSome

Since 2010, Autism Speaks has awarded over $600,000 in grants through our Autism Speaks Baker Summer Camp Scholarship Fund. For this year’s recipients – 113 camps across the country – we are starting to receive testimonials a... More...

An Update from an iPad Recipient

This is a letter that was sent to our Family Services Team from a family who recieved an iPad back in December. Our next iPad grant will take place in November 2013, so please stay tuned via our Community Connections newsletter. Sign up t... More...

Countdown to the Conference: Bonus Events!

The Autism Speaks National Conference is now less than 2 weeks away! In addition to our many distinguished speakers, (check out the full agenda ... More...

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