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Weekly Whirl - Autism Swag!

If anyone knows how hectic life can get – WE DO! That’s why we have created the Autism Speaks Weekly Whirl to fill you in on all of the highlights of the week! The last thing we want is for you to be left out of the loop! Please share with friends and family to spread the word about all of the exciting things going on in the autism community. Keep in mind, these updates aren’t limited to Autism Speaks — we will be featuring news from across the community.

Are You ABLE to Support Tax-free Savings Accounts?

Do you want to be “ABLE” to save tax-free for the future needs of your child with autism? Then come join Autism Speaks and advocates from 48 other national disability organizations tomorrow in Washington, D.C. for a Capitol Hill briefing on the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act. The briefing will be held from noon to 1:30 pm in Room B-339 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

Got Sleep Questions? We’ve Got a Webchat for You

Please join us for a live webchat with neurologist and autism sleep expert Dr. Beth Ann Malow, M.D., of Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Feb. 21, from 1 to 2 pm Eastern (noon Central; 11 am Mountain; 10 am Pacific). Dr. Malow will be fielding questions on sleep issues affecting individuals on the autism spectrum and their families.