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Caregiver Skills Training

Learn the skills you need to support your child’s development

At no cost to families, the World Health Organization’s Caregiver Skills Training (CST) program teaches parents and caregivers the day-to-day skills they need to help their children reach their full potential. Learn to build your child’s communication, engagement, positive behavior, daily living skills and more.

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Autism Speaks influences policy at the state and federal government levels. To do this, we work with Congress, the White House, state legislators, agencies, and regulators.

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Meet Sarah K.
Sarah K. | 21 years old
You can be anything and anyone you want in this world as long as you believe it, and celebrating Pride is a representation of that.
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Meet Joshua C.
Joshua C. | 23 years old
I just want to support all people in this world, autism or not, to be who they choose to be. I include myself in that too. All of us are who we were born to be and it’s okay to embrace it.
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Dave D.
It’s been said that a grandparent is a little bit parent, a little bit teacher and a little bit best friend.
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Kendall and Keith F.
Kendall and Keith F.
Autism has taught me that my son may see some things differently, but when it comes to love and cherishing your family, we see the same things.
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If you've met one person with autism, you've met one person with autism.

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