Articles

Sign that reads "VOTING DAY" with "I VOTED" stickers
Advocacy News
11.5.2018

#AutismVotes: Vote on Tuesday, November 6th

The 2018 midterm election will be held on Tuesday, November 6th. While 2018 is not a presidential election year, there are many federal, state,
Screening
Advocacy News
11.1.2018

New CPT codes approved for ABA

The new CPT codes provide recognition from the American Medical Association (AMA) that ABA is an empirically supported medical intervention. Proper
letter
Advocacy News
11.1.2018

New CPT Codes for ABA Billing

Resources and information provided by the CPT Steering Committee will help ABA providers prepare for the implementation of new CPT codes in 2019.
mother holding her toddler aged daughter with autism
Advocacy News
10.29.2018

HHS seeks nominees for National Family Caregiving Advisory Council

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is currently asking for nominees to the National Family Caregiving Advisory Council.
A Cintas employee with autism operates the napkin press.
News
10.22.2018

Good work that's good for business

Quest Diagnostics, Cintas, & other company partners of the ADVICE initiative make progress in hiring people with autism & other disabilities
Autism researchers and study participants
Science News
10.17.2018

Autism Speaks resources and information for researchers

Autism Speaks provides resources and funding that helps researchers deepen our understanding of autism and improve the lives of people across the
Autism Speaks Science Digest is a free quarterly e-newsletter
News
10.10.2018

Announcing Autism Speaks Science Digest (the relaunch)

We've relaunched the Autism Speaks Science Digest as a quarterly newsletter. Subscribe for updates on autism research, perspectives from Autism Speaks
News
10.9.2018

This hospital is creating an autism-friendly emergency room

An Orlando hospital is piloting a new program to reduce stress for children with autism when they visit the emergency room.
Advocacy News
10.2.2018

FY19 Federal Budget Strengthens Support for Autism

Funding increases in last week's FY19 appropriations "minibus" focus on autism-specific programs and keep us on a path toward new autism discoveries
#autismis psa
News
9.20.2018

Watch the #AutismIs PSA

What you see if often just a piece of the full picture. Perception can be misleading and the truth is a spectrum of experience -- inner, outer, spoken
News
9.6.2018

Ten Toys for Children with Autism

The guide is an easy-to-use resource for finding toys that provide the best opportunities for fun and learning.
News
9.5.2018

Answers.com's List of Famous People Living with Autism

Answers.com released a list highlighting famous people on the autism spectrum.
News
9.5.2018

Drawing Autism: Inside the Minds of Artists on the Spectrum

The drawings in the book give an incredible glimpse into the minds of artists who fall on various places of the spectrum.
News
9.5.2018

Girl with autism shines singing holiday version of 'Hallelujah'

Be ready to be blown away by the voice of Kaylee Rodgers, a 10-year-old girl with autism who has gone viral singing a variation on Leonard Cohen's
atn 1
Science News
9.5.2018

Distance training improves autism care, shortens diagnosis time

Study shows good results from ECHO Autism – innovative training for doctors in communities without autism specialists 
state line between Tennessee and Virginia
Advocacy News
9.5.2018

Advancing medical care through the ACE Kids Act

The Advancing Care of Exceptional Kids Act of 2017 (ACE Kids Act) will bring us closer to ensuring these vulnerable children receive the care they
Need Help?
Autism Response Team Chat
There are no available agents at the moment. You can also reach the Autism Response Team by phone or email: 888-288-4762, en Espanol 888-772-7050, or familyservices@autismspeaks.org.