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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
covid-19 virus
Advocacy News
5.27.2020

Autism Speaks urges adapted hospital policies to allow support providers for autistic and disabled people

For people with autism and significant communication or behavioral challenges, even a typical hospital stay can be an overwhelming experience.
Autism Speaks and Royal Arch Masons fund two new research projects on auditory processing disorder
Science News
5.27.2020

Autism Speaks and Royal Arch Masons fund two new research projects on auditory processing disorder

Autism Speaks, with the support of a Royal Arch Research Assistance grant, is funding a new pilot study and a predoctoral fellowship
Illustration of virus
Science News
5.21.2020

Autism Speaks mobilizes autism researchers to meet community needs during pandemic

NEW YORK -- Autism Speaks, in partnership with the Autism Science Foundation (ASF), working together with the International Society for Autism
Autism Research Community COVID-19 Task Force
Press Release
5.20.2020

Autism Research Community COVID-19 Task Force

NEW YORK -- Autism Speaks, in partnership with the Autism Science Foundation (ASF), working together with the International Society for Autism
CDC estimates 2.2 percent of adults in U.S. have autism
Science News
5.13.2020

CDC estimates 2.2 percent of adults in U.S. have autism

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published the first study to estimate the prevalence of autism in U.S. adults age 18 and older.
How to cope with disrupted family routines during COVID-19
Advocacy News
5.5.2020

Statement on National Emergency Educational Waivers related to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Autism Speaks is grateful that the Department heeded the call from advocates and families across the country and refrained from recommending the
Thriving at Home During the Pandemic: Authentic Tips for Resilience
Science News
4.29.2020

Thriving at Home during the Pandemic: Authentic Tips for Resilience

Life is hard right now. It can be especially hard for autistic people. Recent events surrounding COVID-19 and the global pandemic are forcing us to
Capitol Hill, Washington, DC
Advocacy News
4.17.2020

Autism Speaks applauds leadership of Reps. Mike Doyle and Chris Smith to advance autism priorities in future COVID-19 legislation

On Wednesday, April 15, Reps. Smith and Doyle sent a letter to congressional leaders urging them to include additional supports for people with autism
covid-19 virus
News
4.9.2020

Autism Speaks statement in response to reports of surge in COVID-19 cases among people with disabilities

Autism Speaks statement in response to reports of surge in COVID-19 cases among people with disabilities. We must take action to protect our community
The Autism Certification Center (ACC) and Autism Speaks
News
4.9.2020

Autism Certification Center & Autism Speaks team up to make online learning resources available to the autism community at no cost

The Autism Certification Center (ACC) and Autism Speaks are teaming up to make 30+ hours of online video learning resources available completely free
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
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