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VideoBlog: Meet Autism Speaks’ Summer Science Interns

Autism Speaks science interns Marissa Solberg and Martin Florimon discuss their summer research projects -- investigating autism prevalence among adults and access to services in Latino communities. Learn more about Autism Speaks' special relationship with College of the Holy Cross, alma mater of co-founder Bob Wright.

 

 

Costs of Autism: A Call for a New Mindset of Investment and Innovation

Guest post by Paul Shattuck and Anne Roux.

Dr. Shattuck and Ms. Roux just published an editorial on a landmark Autism Speaks-funded study on the economic costs of autism to families and societyRead more about this research - and their editorial - here.

Help! Our Adult Son Has Severe Autism and Extremely Narrow Diet

“Our grown son - who's severely affected by autism and living in a group home - no longer eats anything but white-bread bologna sandwiches. We're really concerned about his health. What can we do or where can we find help?”