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Understanding Sex Differences in Autism

Posted by Alycia Halladay, PhD, Autism Speaks senior director of environ... More...

Jeff's Trip to Dover for the FedEx400 Benefiting Autism Speaks

Thanks to FedEx, NASCAR, and Autism Speaks my older brother ... More...

Autism, Special Needs, and the Quest to find a Job

John Elder Robison is an adult with autism, and the parent of an adult son with autism.  He serves on the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee of the US Department if Health and Human Servic... More...

How Public Health Can Deliver Breakthroughs for the Autism Community

Posted by Michael Rosanoff, MPH, Autism Speaks associate director for publ... More...

How Can We Help Our Daughter Transition to College?

“How can we help our daughter, who has autsm, transition to college? In high school, she’s in a special classroom and receives 20 hours of additional help per week.”

 

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Parents of Children with Autism: You Are Not Alone

Katie Wright is the mother of 9-year-old Mattias and 11-year-old Christian. Christian has autism. Katie’s parents, Bob and Suzanne Wright, founded Autism Speaks in 2005, and it has since grown into the world’s leading autism scienc... More...

Important Recent Advances in Autism Research

Geraldine Dawson works with the scientific community, stakeholders and scie... More...

Challenges Teenagers with Autism Face Transitioning to Adulthood

Lisa Goring is the Vice President of family services at Autism Speaks. In that role she helps families and individuals impacted by autism to make informed decisions that maximize ... More...

Five Things to Do While Waiting for an Autism Evaluation

We have to wait two months for our child’s diagnostic evaluation. How can we prepare? 

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