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Partnering with Black Churches to Raise Autism Awareness

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

The Pica-Autism Connection: Help & Perspective in "Got Questions?"

“Our teenager continues to eat the strangest things. Is there a connection between autism and pica or other eating disorders?”

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Autism Speaks U Chapter Spotlight: University of Michigan

This guest post is written by Lauren Kobrick, an Autism Speaks 2013 Summer Intern and Vice President of the Aut... More...

New Technology Enhances Autism Research and Therapy

Posted by Shanise Owens, project manager for Autism Speaks Autism Geneti... More...

What I Know About Fatherhood Now That My Son's on the Spectrum

This post is by Michael McWatters and was originally posted on the Huffington Post, as 'What I Know About Fatherhood Now That I Have A Son On The Autism Spectrum,' ... More...

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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