autism

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

Posted by Autism Speaks Senior Vice President for Scientific Affairs Andy ... More...

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...

Empowering Parents to Help Children Sleep

Posted by neurologist and autism sleep specialist Beth Malow, of Vanderbi... More...

Teen with Autism Needs Help with Hygiene & Appropriate Behavior

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

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Training Pediatricians to Fill Need for Earlier Autism Diagnosis

Guest post by clinical psychologist Zachary Warren, director of the Treatme... More...

An Update from a Community Grant Recipient in Alaska!

In 2011, Autism Speaks awarded a grant to the Disability Law Center of Alaska to run a statewide program to train parents and guardians on how to best advocate for an appropriate IEP for their child. They did outreach to remote, rural populations ... More...

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