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The Day John Mayer Met Ethan Walmark

This guest blog is by Allison Walmark, mother of Ethan Walmark who is 8 years old and on the autism spectrum.

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Perspective on Increased Diabetes Risk with Antipsychotic Medications

 Posted by developmental pediatrician Daniel Coury, medical director of ... More...

Our Special Dog for Our Special Boy

Michele Arbogast is the senior writer-producer for Autism Speaks. She has three children. Her 9-year-old son Kyle is affected by autism and benefits from the assistance of a service dog. Michele is responding to the recent news story about a f... More...

11 Back to School Photos from our Community!

Back to school is finally here! We recently put a call out for submissions on our Facebook Page for back to ... More...

8 Reasons Why Our Community Walks for Autism Speaks!!!

This blog was created by submissions from our wonderful Autism Speaks community! If you have a story you’d like to share about why you walk, please send it to us at iwalkfor@gmail.com. If you&rsquo... More...

Parents Seek Autism App to Help Child Transition with Less Anxiety

"Is there an app that can help our child move through the day with less anxiety? The tension is worst when there’s something “big” on the schedule like a doctor’s appointment.

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Defining Myself

This blog post is from Devin Gerzof, a sophomore at Georgetown University from Long Island, New York. This summer, he interned with "Team Up!" for Autism Speaks in their New York City office. 

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A Grandmotherly Clue in One Family’s Autism Mystery

Guest post by Jill Escher, founder of ... More...

How Can We Help our Child Have a Successful Play Date?

"How can we help our child have a successful play date? Some of his autism-related behaviors can produce problems."

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My Mentee Jadyn

This blog post is from Autism Speaks staffer Kerry Magro.  He's an adult with autism and shares an experience about mentoring a very special young girl. 

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