autism

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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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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