autism

Potomac 5K Huge Success on Independence Day

Amid classic DC humidity, nearly 1300 runners and over 400 walkers celebrated Independence Day in Potomac, Maryland at the 13th Annual Autism Speaks 5K. Over 250 people joined the race remotely by running or walking their 5K around the ... More...

Tips for an Autism-Friendly Fourth of July

“Our family loves the Fourth of July. But the noise and hubbub can produce sensory overload for our son who has autism. Advice?”

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A Caregiver's Advice to Families: Open the Door

This blog post is by Mark Ellis, a staff member at Another Step and an honorary member of the Dyer Family. He recently took a trip to... More...

Exceptional Minds: One of Family Services Community Grant Winners!

This guest post is from Serena Selkin, Assistant Director of Grants from Autism Speaks. 

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Pregnant mom seeks advice on reducing toxic exposures

“If exposure to toxic substances during pregnancy can increase the risk that my child will develop autism, what can I do to reduce my exposure?" 

 

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Partnering with Black Churches to Raise Autism Awareness

Posted by Amy Daniels, PhD, Autism Speaks assistant director for pub... More...

The Pica-Autism Connection: Help & Perspective in "Got Questions?"

“Our teenager continues to eat the strangest things. Is there a connection between autism and pica or other eating disorders?”

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New Technology Enhances Autism Research and Therapy

Posted by Shanise Owens, project manager for Autism Speaks Autism Geneti... More...

Autism Comes to Capitol Hill

Members of Congress and Americans with autism are getting to know each other a little better every day on Capitol Hill.

Through an innovative program launched four years ago by Rep. Gregg Harper (R-MS), interns with developmental ... More...

Celebrate the Victories

This guest post is from Keri Michaelis. She is the mother of W. Foster Michaelis, a 11-year-old boy with Aspergers who just earned the title of 2013 National History Bee Elementary School National Champion.

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