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July 4th is a day where we gather with family and friends to celebrate America's Independence. Here are some recipes to make the holiday extra delicious! How about making extra and swinging by your local Congressmember's office to not only share your patriotic spirit, but to also tell them why autism matters to you! Let them know why it is important to pass the Autism CARES Act.

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 both national and local organizations.

If anyone knows how hectic life can get – WE DO! That’s why we have created the Autism Speaks Weekly Whirl to fill you in on all of the highlights of the week! The last thing we want is for you to be left out of the loop! Please share with friends and family to spread the word about all of the exciting things going on in the autism community. Keep in mind, these updates aren’t limited to Autism Speaks — we will be featuring news from across the community.

This is a post by Scott Leibowitz, Autism Speaks Director of Marketing and Corporate Relationship Management

How can a story that’s over 3,000 years old be relevant to today’s autism community? When Jewish families around the world sit down to their traditional Passover seder (meal), that is a question that deserves our attention.