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Advances in Autism Research and Care webinar series
News
1.9.2019

Tune in: Research and health-related webcasts of interest to the autism community

A regularly updated listing of presentations on new research and autism healthcare - including live and archived podcasts and videos
A doctor and young patient at the Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Science News
10.22.2018

Autism-related guidelines for healthcare providers

This article links to open-access journal articles that provide the latest guidance for healthcare professionals on the physical, mental health and
cover of Autism and Health: A special report by Autim Speaks
Science News
7.6.2018

Autism and Health: A Special Report by Autism Speaks

In 2017, Autism Speaks issued the first in a series of annual, in-depth reports on special topics in autism Autism and Health: Advances in
Autism Speaks has a new strategic plan for science
Science News
12.13.2017

Autism Speaks releases new strategic plan for science

Three-year plan focuses funding on research that can best improve lives today and accelerate the delivery of personalized therapies and other services
How to cope with disrupted personal routines during COVID-19
Advocacy News
4.3.2020

Recently Passed COVID-19 Congressional Legislation and Ongoing Advocacy Efforts 

Congress has passed several bills to address the COVID-19 pandemic. While the recently passed bills provide significant assistance, much more needs to
Challenges of COVID-19 disruptions: Guidance for autism service providers
Science News
4.2.2020

Challenges of COVID-19 disruptions: Guidance for autism service providers

Each region of the globe is in a different phase of the COVID-19 pandemic and related mitigation efforts. Here, we share lessons learned from
Tips for managing children at home during COVID-19
News
4.2.2020

Tips for managing children at home during COVID-19

This article is provided courtesy the Center for Autism and Related Disorders at University of California-Irvine, a site in the Autism Speaks Autism
“My child needs to be admitted to the hospital. How can I help them cope with an inpatient stay How can I explain their needs to the staff”
Expert Opinion
4.2.2020

“My child needs to be admitted to the hospital. How can I help them cope with an inpatient stay? How can I explain their needs to the staff?”

Please note: During the COVID-19 outbreak, many hospitals may be experiencing challenges with capacity. The advice shared below may need to be
Lời khuyên cho việc quản lý trẻ em trong COVID-19:
Science News
4.1.2020

Lời khuyên cho việc quản lý trẻ em trong COVID-19:

Sau đây là một số lời khuyên có thể giúp bạn quản lý trẻ em của bạn trong thời gian COVID-19 đóng cửa và cách ly/cô lập xã hội. Tạo luật tại nhà
Support for Autistic Adults Dealing with COVID-19 Employment Changes
Blog
3.31.2020

Support for Autistic Adults Dealing with COVID-19 Employment Changes

Brigid Rankowski is a writer, artist and advocate based in Portland, Maine. Brigid is a member of state and national disability organizations. They
Autism Speaks Elects Brian L. Harper as Chairman of the Board
News
3.31.2020

Autism Speaks Elects Brian L. Harper as Chairman of the Board

NEW YORK – Autism Speaks, an organization that is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the life span, for the needs of
ambulance
Advocacy News
3.31.2020

HHS Office for Civil Rights affirms rights of persons with disabilities during COVID-19 emergency

OCR issued a bulletin affirming the right of persons with disabilities to receive needed medical care during the COVID-19 emergency
mother holding her toddler aged daughter with autism
Advocacy News
3.30.2020

Autism Speaks comment submitted encouraging the Department of Labor to provide paid sick leave for family caregivers impacted by COVID-19

The following regulatory comment was submitted by Autism Speaks on March 29, 2020. Autism Speaks strongly urges the Department to provide
Estimated Autism Prevalence
Press Release
3.26.2020

CDC estimate on autism prevalence increases by nearly 10 percent, to 1 in 54 children in the U.S.

Autism rates have increased by 10% to 1 in 54 children being diagnosised with ASD by age 8, according to a new release by the CDC.
Working from home: Developing a new routine
Blog
3.25.2020

Working from home: Developing a new routine

Across the United States, employees are working from home as a means of social distancing—a key step in managing the outbreak of COVID-19. For
How to cope with disrupted personal routines during COVID-19
Blog
3.25.2020

How to cope with disrupted personal routines during COVID-19

We are now dealing with widespread changes across the U.S. in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are some tips you can use to feel more confident
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