In this video blog from Autism Speaks 2013 National Conference, pediatric neurologist Evdokia Anagnostou discusses strategies for families to managing medications with their children.
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.
This post is by Serena Selkin, Assistant Director, Grants and Jordan Litt , Family Services Intern.
This is an excerpt from the Autism Speaks Advocacy Tool Kit, a guide to help individuals with autism and their families develop and use critical advocacy skills to achieve the best possible outcomes. The post is by Ann Shalof, a nonprofit professional focused on youth advocacy and empowerment.
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 ABA therapy and help with social skills groups. Deona calls her most important qualification the fact that she is a mom of a 10 year-old, Shelton, with autism, as well as three other children.
This is a blog post by Amy Kelly, mother of 3, one daughter with autism, ATN National & Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Family Advisory Committee Co-Chair, and Devereux PA Director of Family Supports & Services.
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 and video clips from the camps. This one is from Camp AuSome in Roanoke, VA.
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 to recieve Community Connections here.