Government Relations

1 in 88 Can't Wait: We Will Succeed

In a new election video, self-advocate Amy Gravino asks this year’s candidates, “This fall, please don’t break my heart.” And she calls upon the autism community to be a part of the conversation as the nation debates o... More...

My 1 in 88 Can't Wait

By Stephanie Rollins, a mom from Lakeland, Florida 

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1 in 88 Can't Wait: A Special Autism Community Blog

NEW YORK (October 4, 2012) -- Autism Speaks made our "1 in 88 Can't Wait" message loud and clear at Wednesday's fir... More...

Vote As If Your Life Depends On It

By Kim Niederst, Ohio Walk-Events Director, who represented Autism Speaks at Friday's National Forum on Disabilities Issues held in Columbus.

Our community needs your vote!

On Friday, September 28, I had the privilege of... More...

1 in 88 Can't Wait: A Daughter Turns 18

By Darnell Carr-Newsum. Watch Darnell in our election video "1 in 88 Can't Wait" and read her blog about why this year's election is important to her as a mother.

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When the Personal Gets Political

By Liane Kupferberg Carter, a community activist, journalist and Autism After 16 blogger, who has served on Autism Speaks’ Parent Advisory Committee.

Remember that saying from the 1970s – the personal is political?... More...

1 in 88 Can't Wait: The Coming Tsunami of Adults

By Amy Lennard Goehner, who is featured in our new campaign video "1 in 88 Can't Wait." Watch Amy in our video and then read her blog about why, as the mother of a son soon to join the "tsunami" of kids wi... More...

1 in 88 Can't Wait: A Sibling Speaks Up

By Jesse Morris, whose is featured in our new campaign video "1 in 88 Can't Wait." Watch Jesse in our video and then read his blog about why, as a sibling, this year's election is important to him.

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'1 in 88 Can't Wait': Amy Gravino Explains Why

Amy Gravino, who was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome as a young adolescent, is featured in our new election video, "1 in 88 Can't Wait." Watch the video and then read why Amy believes autism should be an unavoidable issue in the... More...

Military Families: Get 'Election Ready'

By Karen Driscoll, Autism Speaks' associate director for federal government affairs and military relations. She is a Marine Corps wife and mother of 3 (one with autism).

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