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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
Thought Leadership Summit
Science News
10.17.2019

Autism researcher presents findings on self-determination in planning for transition to adulthood

Special education professor Kerrie Shogren, Ph.D., shared her work on the role of self-determination in supporting autistic people as they transition
Thought Leadership Summit
Science News
10.17.2019

Professor and autism self-advocate delivers remarks on strengths-based planning and outcomes in transition to adulthood

Keynote speaker Stephen Shore, Ed.D., addressed his experience growing up with autism, navigating school and finding his role in education and
Autism Speaks releases newest MSSNG database
Science News
10.16.2019

Autism Speaks releases newest MSSNG database

Autism Speaks’ groundbreaking MSSNG project today released an autism dataset with more than 11,000 whole genomes of individuals with autism and their
Autism Speaks Celebrity Chef Gala 2019
Press Release
10.14.2019

Autism Speaks Celebrity Chef Gala 2019

World-class chefs channel their culinary talents for a cause at 13th annual Autism Speaks Celebrity Chef Gala, raising vital funds for research,
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News
10.11.2019

Join Us for a Brighter Life on the Spectrum

Introducing a new brand campaign, For a Brighter Life on the Spectrum, inspired by the vast and diverse autism community. At Autism Speaks, we’re
Press Release
10.9.2019

Autism Speaks elects Oxford Properties VP Adam Frazier to national board

“Adam has distinguished himself in the business world, while maintaining a deep commitment to his family and community,” said Autism Speaks Board
Thought Leadership Summit graphic
Science News
10.2.2019

Parents and researchers address how complex care systems affect services and success for teens and adults with autism

The second panel discussion at the Autism Speaks Thought Leadership Summit on Transition to Adulthood focused on how the education, support services
Thought Leadership Summit
Science News
10.2.2019

Self-advocates and researchers open summit on addressing transition to adulthood for people with autism

Autism Speaks kicked off a two-day Thought Leadership Summit on Transition to Adulthood with presentations from a panel of self-advocates and two
Autism Speaks, the H&M Foundation and Special Olympics
Science News
10.1.2019

Autism Speaks, WHO, international partners advocate for inclusive health care at UN panel discussion

NEW YORK -- On the heels of the United Nations’ passage of a Universal Health Coverage commitment last week, WHO and UNICEF officials,
The Infant Brain Imaging Study
Science News
9.30.2019

Do you have a child with autism and a new baby?

The Infant Brain Imaging Study (IBIS) is looking for participants! In the last decade, IBIS researchers have identified brain changes as early
Universal screening study finds common autism screening tool improvement
Science News
9.27.2019

Universal screening study finds common autism screening tool needs improvement

NEW YORK -- In a test of universal screening of children using a standard autism screening tool in a pediatric care network, researchers found
Thought Leadership Summit graphic
News
9.26.2019

Autism Speaks to host policy discussions at Transition to Adulthood summit

NEW YORK -- Joined by an invited group of researchers, policy experts, family members, and self-advocates, Autism Speaks will host a Thought
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