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January 11, 2018

Autism Speaks Volunteer Advocacy Ambassadors reflected on their advocacy and achievements in 2017. As they get to work in a new year of... More...

January 02, 2018

In 2017, Autism Speaks pursued policy initiatives to promote solutions for individuals across the autism spectrum and throughout the... More...

January 01, 2018

In 2017, Autism Speaks pursued policy initiatives to promote solutions for individuals across the autism spectrum and throughout the... More...

December 21, 2017

Before adjourning for the year, the United States Senate passed Kevin and Avonte's Law. Autism Speaks thanks Senator Chuck Grassley and... More...

November 14, 2017

Kevin and Avonte's Law would help safeguard children with autism or other developmental disabilities who may wander away from caregivers.... More...

November 13, 2017

Last week, Autism Speaks President and CEO Angela Geiger met with Congressional leaders to highlight the importance of autism research.

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November 02, 2017

Hosted by Autism Speaks and the Autism Legal Resource Center, the 2017 Autism Law Summit took place on October 27-28 in San Diego,... More...

October 31, 2017

Family caregivers serve as the most important source of support for people with autism and other chronic health conditions, disabilities, or... More...