Family Services

Yes, You Can

This is a post by Sophie Walker, author of Grace, Under Pressure: A Girl with Asperger's & Her Marathon Mom. Sophi... More...

Community Grants Announced! Spotlight on 2012 Recipient

In conjunction with the announcement of the recipients of the 2013 Family Services Community Grants, we wanted to... More...

Blue Horizons for Autism: Families Find Success at JFK Airport!

This is a post by Ali Watters of the Autism Speaks Family Services team. The team is so excited ... More...

Team Prime Time: Helping Our Kids When it Matters Most

Team Prime Time's mission is to provide intervention programs for at-risk children from low-income areas of Los Angeles that combine academics, athletics, leadership training and the arts in order to prepare t... More...

SNAP: Inspiring Youth to Work Together through Athletics and Fun!

Special Needs Athletic Programs (SNAP) in New Jersey is dedicated to inspiring youth to work together through athletics, peer mentoring activities, and educational pr... More...

Perspective on Increased Diabetes Risk with Antipsychotic Medications

 Posted by developmental pediatrician Daniel Coury, medical director of ... More...

Practice Social Skills, Learn about the Subway and Have Fun!

In 2012, Autism Speaks awarded $25,000 through our Family Sevices Community Grants program to the New York Transit Museum to expand and refine its Subway Sleuths program, designed to help seven to 12-year-old train e... More...

Spotlight on an Inclusion-Based After School Program!

Afterschool programs can provide great experiences for individuals on the autism spectrum. As the school year begins, we wanted to highlight programs throughout this week from around the country to give you and your f... More...

Our Special Dog for Our Special Boy

Michele Arbogast is the senior writer-producer for Autism Speaks. She has three children. Her 9-year-old son Kyle is affected by autism and benefits from the assistance of a service dog. Michele is responding to the recent news story about a f... More...

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