Family Services

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...

Saturday's LA Early Access to Care Screening: The Community Built It!

Clinicians, Resource Agencies and Volunteers will come together this Saturday, September 7th to respond to concerns and questions from Los Angeles families.

This is a blog by Marianne Sulliv... More...

Nothing is Sweeter than this Candy!

Candy Waters Autism Art Inspires The World!

This Heart of Autism blog post is written by Robert and Sandy Waters, parents of Candy Waters, a talented 12-year-old painter who inspires the autism community in so many ways! Half of the... More...

Announcing the Autism Speaks ‘Autism Apps’ Search Engine

Posted by Autism Speaks Senior Vice President for Scientific Affairs Andy ... More...

Countdown to the Nantucket Walk: Giving Back to the Community

This is a blog post by Kim Horyn, the Director of the Autism Speaks Nantucket Resource Center on the island of Nantucket, Mass. Through the Resource Center, the funds raised from the Nantucket Walk event tomorrow help provide resources and sup... More...

"Overcoming"

This guest post is by Robin Ziemann, a mother of a child on the autism spectrum. She is also a blogger at Two boys, a dog, and Autism. 

My son has autism. There, I said it. I've said it many times, but really, it&#... More...

Elwyn’s Young Adult Program: Managing Obstacles & Maximizing Potential

This is a post by Johanna Schaaf, Deputy Director, Supports For Living at Elwyn, a human services organization serving disabled and disadvantaged individuals for over 160 years.

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Learning To Live Independently

This article is by Autism Speaks Staffer Kerry Magro. Later this month you will find Kerry's piece available in our Post Secondary Education Toolkit coming out next week.

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