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how to handle clinical care during closures due to Coronavirus
Science News
3.17.2020

How to handle clinical care during social distancing and school/program closures

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), the health care system is adapting to social distancing and moving to telemedicine. Use these tips to prepare for this
How to handle school closures and services for your child with autism
Science News
3.13.2020

How to handle school closures and services for your child with autism

  If your local school district closes during the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, you may be faced with a number of obstacles. For children
help prevent coronavirus
Science News
3.4.2020

What should the autism community know about the coronavirus outbreak?

Help prevent the spread of coronavirus by using these recommendations from the CDC. We care deeply about the well-being of our community, and we urge
autism and sleep: Autism Speaks endorses sleep guidelines for children with autism 
Science News
2.20.2020

Autism Speaks endorses sleep guidelines for children with autism 

Sleep problems are one of the most common reported medical conditions in children and teens with autism, affecting more than half the population. The
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News
2.10.2020

Celebrating 15 years of progress, Autism Speaks unveils reimagined visual identity and effort to make 2020 its “Year of Kindness”

NEW YORK - Today, Autism Speaks celebrates its 15th birthday by unveiling a reimagined visual identity and launching a commitment to make 2020 the
Together with NCAA coaches, broadcasters and fans, Autism Speaks promotes understanding and acceptance of people with autism through Coaches Powering Forward initiative
News
1.30.2020

Together with NCAA coaches, broadcasters and fans, Autism Speaks promotes understanding and acceptance of people with autism through Coaches Powering Forward initiative

To share their commitment to creating a more inclusive world for people with autism – and to inspire fans to do the same – college basketball
Top 10 Autism Studies of 2019
Science News
1.27.2020

Top 10 Autism Studies of 2019

Today Autism Speaks announced its annual selection of studies that advance its mission of enhancing lives today and accelerating a spectrum of
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
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