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Identical twins with autism differ significantly in severity of social traits
Science News
1.14.2020

Identical twins with autism differ significantly in severity of social traits

Researchers recently reported evidence suggesting that autism severity varies significantly across sets of identical twins, according to a genetics
Advocates and researchers discuss solutions to reduce autism health care disparities
Science News
1.7.2020

Advocates and researchers discuss solutions to reduce autism health care disparities

Jim Ronyak and his wife drove their son 176 miles, each way, every weekend to receive services when they lived on the Colville Reservation in
2019 Advocacy Highlights
Advocacy News
12.30.2019

Autism Speaks 2019 Advocacy Highlights

With your support, we've pursued policy solutions for individuals across the spectrum and throughout the lifespan in 2019.
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Advocacy News
12.27.2019

FY20 Federal budget strengthens support for autism

On December 20, 2019, two appropriations "minibuses" were enacted, including wins for autism research and services.
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News
12.20.2019

NFL Players support Autism Speaks during 'My Cause My Cleats' campaign

The proceeds from these auctions will help drive our mission to promote solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the life span, for the needs of
Autism Speaks has a new strategic plan for science
Science News
12.9.2019

Autism Speaks hosts experts and advocates to address health disparities in autism

Autism Speaks will host autism researchers, public health leaders, government officials, self-advocates and family advocates on Dec. 10 and 11 in
We Are Employable
Press Release
10.22.2019

Introducing Delivering Jobs

Delivering Jobs Campaign to Create Pathways to One Million Employment and Leadership Opportunities by 2025 for People with Autism, Intellectual and/or
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
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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,
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