Government Relations

Take 5 to Advocate! It's That Easy!

This blog post is by Ali Dyer, Assistant Director of Grassroots Advocacy. Her older brother Jeff is affected by autism.

‘Our 1 in 68 can’t wait so take 5 to advocate!’ is a slogan that has been drilled into brain ... More...

A Father's Birthday Wish for His Son

Danny Ryan lives on Long Island (NY) with his 3 sons, one of whom has autism. Jonny’s birthday was this past Tuesday and he turned 17 years old. Danny has been DADvocating for a long time and has a quick message to our whole community, e... More...

Advocating for Independence Days

The following blog is by Shelley Hendrix, Autism Speaks' director of grassroots development. This blog originally appeared in the Huffington Post ... More...

On the Road to Autism Insurance Reform: NC Stories – The Brewers

Lorri Unumb, vice president of state government affairs for Autism Speaks, travels the country advocating for families and individuals facing the challenges of autism. This is her ongoing series "On The Road For Autism Reform." ... More...

On the Road to Autism Insurance Reform: NC Stories – The Anders

Lorri Unumb, vice president of state government affairs for Autism Speaks, travels the country advocating for families and individuals facing the challenges of autism. This is her ongoing series "On The Road For Autism Reform." ... More...

On the Road to Autism Insurance Reform: NC Stories - The D'Amelios

Lorri Unumb, vice president of state government affairs for Autism Speaks, travels the country advocating for families and individuals facing the challenges of autism. This is her ongoing series "On The Road For Autism Reform." ... More...

On the Road to Autism Insurance Reform: NC Stories – The Marsches

Lorri Unumb, vice president of state government affairs for Autism Speaks, travels the country advocating for families and individuals facing the challenges of autism. This is her ongoing series "On The Road For Autism Reform." ... More...

My Kids Ask Their Senators to Make a Difference for Autism

This guest post is from Andrea Griggs who is a mother of 4, 2 of her childre... More...

On the Road to Autism Insurance Reform: NC Stories – The Millages

Lorri Unumb, vice president of state government affairs for Autism Speaks, travels the country advocating for families and individuals facing the challenges of autism. This is her ongoing series "On The Road For Autism Reform."... More...

On the Road to Autism Insurance Reform – NC Stories – The Brooks

Lorri Unumb, vice president of state government affairs for Autism Speaks, travels the country advocating for families and individuals facing the challenges of autism. This is her ongoing series "On The Road For A... More...

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