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Saturday's LA Early Access to Care Screening: The Community Built It!

Clinicians, Resource Agencies and Volunteers will come together this Saturday, September 7th to respond to concerns and questions from Los Angeles families.

This is a blog by Marianne Sullivan, Managing Director, Regional Programs and Services in the West at Autism Speaks. Marianne is the mother of a 21-year-old adult with autism.

Family in Remote Area Seeks Autism Treatment Guidance

“I live in an area without access to intensive early intervention therapies for autism. What can I do to help my child?”

Today’s “Got Questions?” answer comes from Autism Speaks Assistant Director for Dissemination Science Lauren Elder.

Cord Blood Banking

Should we bank our new baby’s umbilical cord blood as a possible treatment for autism? Our first child was recently diagnosed with ASD.

This week’s “Got Questions?” answer comes from Alycia Halladay, PhD, Autism Speaks senior director of environmental and clinical sciences, and Daniel Smith, PhD, Autism Speaks senior director of discovery neuroscience.