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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...

October 28, 2017

On September 23, 2017, Congressman Mike Gallagher (WI-8) hosted "Autism Across the Spectrum" in Appleton, Wisconsin. The event brought... More...

October 04, 2017

Today we remember Alabama State Representative, Jim Patterson who passed away on Monday of a sudden heart attack. Representative Patterson... More...

September 29, 2017

The Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage (RAISE) Family Caregivers Act was introduced to support family caregivers in the United... More...