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Advances in Autism Research and Care webinar series
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12.3.2018

Tune in: Research and health-related webcasts of interest to the autism community

A regularly updated listing of presentations on new research and autism healthcare - including live and archived podcasts and videos
Autism Research Series: Discovery to Solutions
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11.28.2018

Autism Research Series – ‘Discovery to Solutions’ – coming to a town near you

Autism Speaks invites the public to free local presentations of its Autism Research Series: Discovery to Solutions, featuring Chief Science Officer
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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
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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
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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
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 Speaks Science Digest is a free quarterly e-newsletter
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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.
#autismis psa
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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
Julia, Sesame Street
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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
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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.
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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