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Autism Speaks Consensus Conference on next steps in research on cannabis and autism
News
12.19.2018

Autism Speaks hosts first scientific conference on cannabis and autism

Researchers, regulators and community stakeholders convene to guide future studies on cannabis-related products for autism and its associated medical
Autism Speaks research program
News
12.19.2018

Autism Speaks funds promising new treatment and diagnostic studies

Research to advance personalized wandering interventions; target a cause of early communication challenges; and deliver practical autism-screening for
boys rowing
News
12.10.2018

Autism Speaks Norma and Malcolm Baker Recreation Program Grant Recipients

Autism Speaks funds programs that provide people with autism with social and educational experiences. Through the inaugural Norma and Malcolm Baker
Autism Research Series: Discovery to Solutions
News
11.28.2018

Autism Research Series – ‘Discovery to Solutions’

In 2018, Autism Speaks invited the public to free local presentations of its Autism Research Series: Discovery to Solutions. Watch an archived live
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News
11.28.2018

Autism Speaks and GameStop NXT GEN Coders Grant Recipients

We are pleased to announce the fourteen recipients of the first Autism Speaks and GameStop NXT GEN Coders Program, which provides grants for
National Survey of Children's Health
News
11.26.2018

National survey of parents identifies 1 in 40 children with autism

National survey of parents identifies 1 in 40 children with autism. Parents also report high rates of difficulty accessing services and coordinated
Autism Speaks and Royal Arch Masons sponsor research on Auditory Processing Disorder
News
11.15.2018

Autism Speaks and Royal Arch Masons expand funding for auditory-processing research

Highly qualified researchers invited to apply for funding of a pilot study and a fellowship dedicated to understanding and treating auditory
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
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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
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