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Your Dollars @ Work: Bringing Training to Rural Alaska

This Your Dollars @ Work post features the Alaska Autism Resource Center (AARC), a 2013 Community Grant recipient that is using funding from Autism Speaks to provide autism training and support t... More...

Bella Isabella Everywhere: My Magical Fish

This is a post by Melissa Palmer, the mother of Sophie Palmer, a young girl with autism. Melissa shares the story of Isabella, their family's magical pet fish from Sophie's perspective. Sophie has been attached to Isabella for the past... More...

Autism in Fiction

The post below is by Chrissy Lessey, an autism advocate, mom and author. Her debut novel, ... More...

Transitioning into the Working World with the Help of Home Depot

This post is from Louise Martling, a mother of a young adult on the autism spectrum.... More...

Helping My Son with Autism Reach out to the World

This is a post by Denise Hines, Corporate Finanace and Human Resource Officer of the Washington State PTA and  mother of Ian, a young man with autism. Denise shares the story of life with her son and how ... More...

Sleep, Glorious Sleep (or lack thereof!)

This is a post by Kimberlee Rutan McCafferty, mother to two sons on the autism spectrum and an Autism Family Partner at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Kim is also the author of a blog about her two children... More...

New Pica Tool Kits from the Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network!

This is a post by David B. McAdam, Ph.D., an Associate Professor in the Department of Neurodevelopmental & Behavioral Pediatrics at the U... More...

Heart of Autism: Recycling for a Good Cause!

In this Heart of Autism post, 22-year-old JAcob Albretson talks about his love of recycling and why he is donating part of the proceeds back to good causes like Autism Speaks. 

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Your Dollars @ Work: Autismo y Familia Conference for Spanish Speakers

In 2013, Autism Speaks provided a Chapter Grant of $5,000 to ACT Today! to fund Autismo y Familia, a free Spanish autism conference for Spanish-speaking families in the Southern California area. The below post is excerpted from a ... More...

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