autism

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

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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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Shady Days, Dreams and Awareness

This blog is by Charlie Henbury, an 18 year old who is a self advocate for the autism community. Charlie can be found via his facebook page here. 

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Announcing the Autism Speaks ‘Autism Apps’ Search Engine

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Teen with Autism Gets Help with Hygiene & Appropriate Behavior: Part 2

“How can we help our teenage daughter improve her hygiene and understand the difference between public versus private behavior?” 

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A Mother's Perspective at Surfers Healing 2013

This blog post was written by Nora Fitzpatrick, a board member of Autism Speaks’ National Capitol Area Chapter. 

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Walking The Walk: Autism in a Small Town

This guest blog is by Lora Kebbati, an annual walker at Nantucket's Walk Now for Autism Speaks Event! This post was originally posted in The Inquirer and Mirror. The 2013 Nantucket Walk will occur this Saturday at Jetties Beach on Nant... More...

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