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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
autism toys, sensory toys for autism, gifts for kids with autism
News
9.6.2018

Ten Toys and Games for Autistic Toddlers and Children

Here's your guide to the best gifts for kids with autism. Find toys & games for autistic children that provide the best opportunities for fun and
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
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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
Sesame Street Julia
News
9.4.2018

Julia debuts on Sesame Street episode about autism acceptance

Sesame Street debuted their newest muppet, Julia, on HBO on April 10, 2017. Julia made headlines earlier in the year for being the first Sesame Street
Press Release
9.4.2018

Partner Stories

Alpha Xi Delta Alpha Xi Delta’s members demonstrate commitment to support Autism Speaks’ mission nationwide, raising $8 million for
News
8.25.2018

This program is teaching social skills to young adults with autism

The PEERS program at UCLA, which stands for Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills, is a 16 week-long program that teaches
Elizabeth Laugeson, director of the UCLA PEERS Clinic, leads a class for young adults who have autism.
News
8.25.2018

Social skills classes produce lasting benefits for adults with autism

A social skills program for young adults with autism provides lasting benefits that include a steady growth in social connections, according to a new
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