Autism Speaks

Mom Ready for Some Rip Roaring, Sensory-Friendly NASCAR Fun!

 

Melissa Olimpaito is the mom of a 15 year-old boy on the autism spectrum who is a NASCAR fanatic. She wrote this heartfelt note to ou... More...

Half-Sibs & Autism Risk

My child from a previous marriage has autism. I’m now remarried and wondering what the chances are that we will have a child affected by ASD?

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Inaugural Indianapolis Walk Now for Autism Speaks Recap

Over 500 families and individuals joined Autism Speaks for its Inaugural Indianapolis Walk Now for Autism Speaks event. The Walk took place on Saturday, April 28, 2012 at Garfield Park in Indianapolis, IN. Unfortunately due to the weather... More...

2012 North Shore Walk Now for Autism Speaks Recap

The second annual North Shore Walk Now for Autism Speaks was held on Sunday, April 29that the Chicago Botanic Garden, welcoming more than 1,000 participants. This year, 19 local service providers exhibited in the Resource Fair,... More...

Inclusion + Technology = HOPE

This is a guest blog post from Marc Sirkin, Autism Speaks VP Social Marketing and Online Fundraising.

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I am a Child WITH Autism

This is a poem written by Kathy Booth. Kathy Booth has taught in the Ramsey School district for over 15 years. She began her career working with children with special needs. To this day, Kathy looks for ways to bring special education into her mai... More...

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