autism

Autism Speaks at Autism-Europe

Posted by Andy Shih, Autism Speaks' senior vice president of scientific af... More...

A Conversation with the Filipino-American Community

Posted by Andy Shih, Autism Speaks senior vice president of scientific affairs... More...

Autism at the UN High-Level Meeting on Disabilities and Development

“Working together, we can create a world for persons with disabilities with no limits.” - United Nations Messenger of Peace Stevie Wonder  

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Lemonade for a Cause!

My name is Fletcher Fox.  I am 14 years old, and I am on the autism spectrum.  I have been working very hard to improve my social skills and to overcome other difficulties in my life.

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Raising My Expectations

This guest post is by Jennifer Doll about an ice skating group for individuals with disabilities called “Gliding Stars”.

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From Geneva: Wrap Up of the Historic 1st WHO Conference on Autism

[slideshow:2, order=top, width=600, height=490, img=|http://www.autismspeaks.org/sites/default/files/images/news/who-round-table-slide-1.jpg|||Attendees of the historic first WHO Consultation on Autism and Developmental Disabilities assembled in t... More...

Easing Separation Anxiety in a 4 Year Old with Autism

“When my aunt is at work, I take care of my 4-year-old cousin who has autism. Her doctor says that developmentally she’s like an 18 month old. I’m writing because she has really bad separation anxiety. Every few minutes s... More...

Try, Try Again

This guest blog is by Betsy Spalla. Betsy is our Host Parent for Autism Speaks Parent – Wisconsin. She is a working mom with 2 great kids, a clever 7 year old Daughter with Autism and a very thoughtful 10 year old Son. 

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A Song for Autism

This guest blog is by Andrew Salgado. Andrew recently came out with a song called “Look At You Now” which is currently available for ... More...

Parents Seek Help Discussing Autism with Newly Diagnosed 9 Year Old

"Our son, age 9, was recently diagnosed with autism. He knows something's up, but we’re not sure how to explain. Advice?"

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