autism

A Corsage for Caroline

This post is by Liane Kupferberg Carter a mother of two adult sons, one of whom has autism and epilepsy. Liane is a journalist whose articles and essays have appeared in more than 40 publications. As a community activist, she has worked with b... More...

We Love Grandparents!

Grandparents often play very important roles in the lives of children with autism. Today we are celebrating Marie Bolden, who reached out to us on Facebook. She said...

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Developing a New Tool for Measuring the Benefits of Autism Therapy

Guest post by psychologist Micah Mazurek, PhD, of the University of Missou... More...

Baker Summer Camp Grant for Camp AuSome

Since 2010, Autism Speaks has awarded over $600,000 in grants through our Autism Speaks Baker Summer Camp Scholarship Fund. For this year’s recipients – 113 camps across the country – we are starting to receive testimonials a... More...

An Update from an iPad Recipient

This is a letter that was sent to our Family Services Team from a family who recieved an iPad back in December. Our next iPad grant will take place in November 2013, so please stay tuned via our Community Connections newsletter. Sign up t... More...

Guidance on Genetic Testing for Younger Sibling of Child with Autism

“Our first child has autism, and our pediatrician recommends genetic testing for our baby. Why?”

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A Future Full of Purpose and Dignity for Adults with Autism

Over the coming decade, 500,000 individuals with autism will leave school and enter adulthood. This is in addition to the millions of adults with autism who already live throughout the United States. Many of these individuals will need to acce... More...

FX's 'The Bridge' Upcoming Premiere Hyped by Asperger's Consultant

Tune in Wednesday, July 10th at 10pm EST for the premiere of FX's new series 'The Bridge.' One of the main characters, played by Diane Kruger, has Asperger's Syndrome. Diane opens up to '... More...

Ireland’s Autism Community Helps Shape National Registry

Posted by Amy Daniels, PhD, Autism Speaks assistant directo... More...

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