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Lou Melgarejo's Beautiful Video Tribute to his Daughter Bianca

Lou Melgarejo is a married father of three whose eldest daughter Bianca (7) is autistic. In 2011 he started Lou’s Land, a blog from an Autism Dad’s perspective. A television director by trade, Lou used what he knew to create the autism... More...

Will the Supreme Court Gene Patent Ruling Affect the Autism Community?

Posted by Dan Smith, PhD, Autism Speaks senior director for discovery neuroscien... More...

Can exercise improve behavior? Help encouraging a child who has autism

“Can exercise improve our son’s autism-related problem behaviors? What can we do to increase his activity?”

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Legends

This blog post is by Ali Dyer, the Social Marketing Manager at Autism Speaks. Her older brother Jeff has autism. You can read more about Jeff and her family here... More...

Helping Families Safely Manage Behavioral Medicines

The author of our newest AS-ATN/AIR-P tool kit describes how it grew from the needs and desires of families 

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Actor on the Spectrum Brings Awareness to the Stage

Andrew Duff is a 23-year-old who has recently acted in a workshop of Square Peg Round Hole, a play that explores the spectrum and how it affects those bot... More...

Watch Rodney Peete, Former NFL Star and Autism Dad's, Live Chat

Rodney Peete, former NFL Star and author of Not My Boy!: ... More...

Things I Let My Son Do That Most Parents Of Typical Kids Don't

This blog post was originally posted on Autism-Daddy '12 Things I Let My Son w/ Autism Do T... More...

Inspiration and Progress on Autism in Southeast Europe

Posted by Amy Daniels, PhD, Autism Speaks assistant director for public health... More...

Iowa Walk Now for Autism Speaks Recap!

Walkers in Des Moines came out for an awesome day of family fun at Iowa Cub Stadium! Here is a glimpse at the day! For more information about the Iowa Walk Now for Autism Speaks, visit ... More...

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