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Autism Speaks and Royal Arch Masons fund 3 researchers in auditory processing disorder
Science News
5.14.2021

Autism Speaks and Royal Arch Masons fund 3 researchers in auditory processing disorder

Autism Speaks, with the support of a Royal Arch Research Assistance grant, is funding two pilot studies and one Fellowship to understand central
Autism Speaks Newsroom @ INSAR 2021
Science News
5.10.2021

Research meeting highlights access and intersectional challenges in U.S. and international communities

During the second day of presentations at the International Society for Autism Research annual meeting, oral presentations of work in the U.S. and
INSAR Day 1 MSSNG research presents new findings in autism and genomics
Science News
5.6.2021

INSAR Day 1: MSSNG research presents new findings in autism and genomics

During the first day of presentations at the International Society for Autism Research (INSAR) annual meeting on Tuesday, May 4, Stephen Scherer, Ph.D
Autism Speaks urges Department of Defense to expand, not restrict, services for military children with autism
Advocacy News
5.6.2021

Autism Speaks urges Department of Defense to expand, not restrict, services for military children with autism

Autism Speaks urges the Department of Defense to reconsider recently announced changes that would make it harder for children with autism to access
Mother’s Day Q&A: Autistic moms share the joys and struggles of their motherly journey on the spectrum
Blog
5.6.2021

Mother’s Day Q&A: Autistic moms share the joys and struggles of their motherly journey on the spectrum

Autistic moms, Anne G. and Victoria H. open up about how motherhood helped them to better understand themselves, the challenges they’ve had to
My life as an autistic adult and an autism mom
Blog
5.6.2021

Through the clouds a RAINE-bow emerged. My life as an autistic adult and an autism mom

I was 17 when I was diagnosed with autism. I was scared and in denial for years – constantly trying to fit in and be someone I am not. I confided in
Autism Speak elects Zumper Chief Marketing Officer Darren Goode to national board
News
5.5.2021

Autism Speak elects Zumper Chief Marketing Officer Darren Goode to national board

Autism Speaks, the nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting solutions across the spectrum and throughout the life span for people with autism and
A picture of a young man in a plaid shirt and his mother in a navy shirt in front of a Christmas tree, smiling.
Blog
5.5.2021

My mom was my biggest supporter

"It has been a struggle ever since my mom left this world, and I hope to do good for this world. "
Autism Speaks Newsroom @ INSAR 2021
Science News
5.3.2021

Autism Speaks Newsroom @ INSAR 2021

A total of 17 research studies supported by Autism Speaks funding and technical support will be featured at the annual meeting of the International
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Advocacy News
4.29.2021

Help us improve the autistic voting experience

Voting is one of our nation’s most fundamental rights and a hallmark of our democracy. We’re interested in learning more about the voting experiences
Autism Speaks launches Autism Care Network to improve autism care across North America
Science News
4.29.2021

Autism Speaks launches Autism Care Network to improve autism care across North America

Autism Speaks announces the launch of the Autism Care Network, the first and only learning health network of its kind focused on bringing better
photo of blogger, Ryan Lee at a bowling alley posing in between two of his friends
Blog
4.5.2021

Connection in the face of rejection

For people on the autism spectrum like myself, connecting with others is an uphill battle and can be extremely difficult.
New study uses machine learning to find biomarkers for an autism subtype linked to maternal immune reaction
Science News
4.2.2021

New study uses machine learning to find biomarkers for an autism subtype linked to maternal immune reaction

Using a simple blood test, a new study is the first to use machine learning to predict a subgroup of autism, known as MAR-ASD, with 100 percent
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Blog
3.31.2021

30 things members of the autism community want society to better understand about autistic people

We asked members of our Instagram community to share one thing they want society to better understand....here's what they said
Study links nervous system imbalances to depression in children with autism
Science News
3.24.2021

Study links nervous system imbalances to depression in children with autism

Building on what experts know about how the nervous system affects depression and mental health conditions in autism, researchers studying brain
Transition to adulthood grant supports findings on better healthcare programs for teens and adults on the spectrum
Science News
3.24.2021

Transition to adulthood grant supports findings on better healthcare programs for teens and adults on the spectrum

Recent studies funded by Autism Speaks suggest that patient-centered medical homes are a promising solution to improving healthcare quality and
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