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Earlier this week, the team at Autism Speaks began packing and sending out the 651 iPads that we awarded to families and schools across the United States!  Earlier this
Clinical study of Early Start Denver Model intervention shows that it improves not only social skills, but also brain responses to social cues   Decades of research
Guest post by John Danial, a 2012 Autism Speaks Dennis Weatherstone Predoctoral Fellow and researcher at the University of California, Los Angeles. John’s Weatherstone
Looking for holiday toy-buying ideas for a child with autism? Toys "R"Us, a longtime partner of Autism Speaks, publishes two toy guides for parents and caregivers:
This month’s issue of the Archives of General Psychiatry features an editorial commentary by Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer Geraldine Dawson, Ph.D. In it, Dr.
Researchers have found new evidence associating autistic regression with a pattern of immune dysfunction, brain changes, severe repetitive behaviors and GI distress. Past
My grandson is turning five and eats only a handful of foods. What can we do to get him to try new foods? This week’s “Got Questions?” answer comes from
Today, the journal Pediatrics published a special supplement on the health and medical treatment of children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other
Autism Speaks has received such positive feedback about the resources it has developed for families affected by autism, such as the 100 Day Kit. In order to make these
Posted by Amy Daniels, PhD, Autism Speaks assistant director of public health research. She is one of the authors behind the important new report on wandering by children