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'World of Jenks' Tackles 'Twists and Turns' Tonight

“I want to work with normal people.  I don’t want to be with people with disabilities.  I just want to be me and pretend I’m normal and stuff.”  -Chad

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The Story of Luke

This blog post is by Leslie Long, Director of Housing and Adults Services. She reviewed the award winning The Story of Luke, a comedy starring Lou Taylor Pucci, Seth Green, Cary Elwes and Kristin Bauer about a young man with autism... More...

New Directions for Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network

Posted by Clara Lajonchere, PhD, Autism Speaks vice presi... More...

John: An Employment Success in His Own Words

A Conversation with John Taylor, Family Services Database Coordinator at Autism Speaks. Please check out our Employment Tool Kit ... More...

Heart of Autism: Making Other Kids Feel Proud

Lucas Laliotis is a nine-year-old boy from New Hampshire. When he was 6, he was diagnosed with high functioning autism/Asperger Syndrome. This Heart of Autism post is by Lucas’ mom, Sarah... More...

Heart of Autism: Chef Tom Dickinson Gives Back

Tom Dickinson is a professional chef on the autism spectrum. He is a proud graduate of the Culinary Arts Program at Linn Benton Community College where he trained extensively for two years.  

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Investments that Support the Autism Community

Guest post by Gailynn Gluth, founder and CEO of Wynsum Arts, a... More...

Heart of Autism: Spreading Autism Awareness with Duct Tape

This post is part of our new Heart of Autism series, where we highlight individuals with autism giving back to individuals with autism in unique ways. Erin Clemens has been spreading autism awareness by selling bracelets she makes. Her ... More...

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