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What is Neurodiversity?

John Elder Robison is an adult with autism and the parent of an adult... 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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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?”

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Important Recent Advances in Autism Research

Geraldine Dawson works with the scientific community, stakeholders and scie... More...

There is no such thing as false hope. There is only hope.

This is a guest post by Annie Waters. She lives in the Northeast with her son, daughter and husband. She still helps families “on the journey” whenever she can and will, when the time is right, help her son understand his history a... More...

Tackling Teenage Sexuality

Guest post by Kirstin Greaves-Lord, PhD, he... More...

Creating Portraits of Autism

Guest post by Chri... More...

This Month in Review - May 2012

May was another big month here at Autism Speaks! Take some time to read what has been happening!

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'The Doctors Are In' June Transcript

On Thursday June 7th Autism Speaks Head of Medical Research Joe Horrigan, M.D., a clinical child and adolescent psychiatrist, was joined by guest hosts Dan Coury, M.D., medical director of Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network (ATN) and ATN Progr... More...

Geri Dawson Discusses DSM-5 on NPR

Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer Geraldine Dawson, Ph.D., was interviewed by NPR on the latest study out on the DSM-5, the diagnostic manual for co... More...

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