Deona Foust is a volunteer involved in Walk Now for Autism Speaks in New Mexico. She is a sub-contractor for Stimulating Minds, an innovative autism clinic that provides all services for those with autism under one roof. Deona also provides ABA therapy and help with social skills groups. Deona calls her most important qualification the fact that she is a mom of a 10 year-old, Shelton, with autism, as well as three other children.
This is a blog post by Amy Kelly, mother of 3, one daughter with autism, ATN National & Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Family Advisory Committee Co-Chair, and Devereux PA Director of Family Supports & Services.
Guest post by psychologist Micah Mazurek, PhD, of the University of Missouri’s Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders. The center is a member of Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network (AS-ATN). The research Dr.
The Autism Speaks National Conference is now less than 2 weeks away! In addition to our many distinguished speakers, (check out the full agenda here!) we have a number of great bonus events planned. Some of our conference breaks will feature mini-talks, informal ways to learn more about several Autism Speaks programs and resources and a great opportunity to talk to expert clinicians.
“Our first child has autism, and our pediatrician recommends genetic testing for our baby. Why?”
This is a blog post by Peter Bell, Autism Speaks Executive Vice President for Programs and Services. In the post below, Peter discusses some of the exciting things we have in store for families and professionals at the 2nd Annual National Conference!
We are less than one month away from this year’s Autism Speaks National Conference for Families and Professionals! We were lucky enough to sit down with Dr. Stephen Shore, who will be one of the keynote speakers.