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Tears of Joy

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).

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Helping Families with Feeding Issues

Below is a guest post by pediatric psychologist Jayne Bellando, Ph.D., Associate Professor Department of Pediatrics at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.  Along with her colleagues, Dr. Bellando co-authored the newly released AS... More...

Heart of Autism: 13-Year-Old Lights It Up Blue in his Community!

This Heart of Autism post is by Kim Jansen, a teacher in Sherman, Conn. Kim tells about her experience with Josh, an extraordinary 13-yea... More...

“My Little Boy” (Justin’s Song)

This is a post by Jeffrey Jay Jackson, the father of a 10-year-old boy on the autism spectrum. Below Jeffrey shares his story and the beautiful song he wrote for his son. 

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Your Dollars @ Work: Fun at the Museum!

This Your Dollars @ Work post tells how a ... More...

The iPad: A Game-Changer for Individuals with Autism

This is a post by Jim McClafferty, Founder and President of ... More...

Your Dollars @ Work: Girls Night Out!

In 2011, Autism Speaks provided a grant of nearly $25,000 to the ... More...

"These grants hit my heart even more than I could imagine"

Today Autism Speaks announced the recipients of the 2013 Chapter, Regional and Neighborhoo... More...

Heart of Autism: An Eco-Artist Inspires the Autism Community

"My name is Grant Manier, I am an author, artist and special needs advocate. I have a... More...

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