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25 Things About Growing Up With Autism - The Sibling Redux

This blog post is by Ali Dyer, the Social Marketing Manager at Autism Speaks. Her older brother Jeff has autism. 

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‘How Wonderful the Unknown Must Be’: A Letter to my Brother

Caroline McGraw is a would-be childhood paleontologist ... More...

Autism Predisposition among Children of Adult Siblings

My brother has autism, and I’m wondering about the chances that my child will be affected.

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From Helplessness to Courage: A Sister's Story

Caroline McGraw is a would-be childhood paleontologist turned storyteller, digging for treasure in people with autism and intellectual disabilities (and empowering caregivers to do the same). Caroline blogs at ... More...

Parenthood is Back!

We were thrilled to see NBC's Parenthood come back with their season premiere '... More...

In Their Own Words - The Conversation

Janet Edghill is the mother of a 4-year old son with severe autism. In addition to her autism insurance reform advocacy, she is also Vice President of the Hawaii Autism Foundation (HAF), a non-profit whose mission is to find and fund autism tr... More...

A Poem for Jacob

This video was submitted by Allison Duhon Hill, an Autism Speaks Walk Now for Autism Speaks volunteer, and mother of three children, one of which has autism.

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Autism is a Rope

This poem was written by a fifteen-year-old girl who has a brother affected by autism.

Autism is a rope.

Holding you back. It pulls at Your mind. It puts you in the "dumb" category, ... More...

Insight from an Intern!

This post is by Autism Speaks intern Jennifer DiChiara who is finishing her senior year of high school and will be attending Clemson University in the fall.

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In Their Own Words - Autism

This poem was submitted by Dorothy P. Hopkins. Her granddaughter wrote this poem about her brother with autism for her school's poetry contest.

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