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Advances in Autism Research and Care webinar series
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1.9.2019

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
image courtesy Thompson Center for Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders
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1.14.2019

Autism study finds high rates of unmet healthcare needs; suggests public policy solutions

An Autism Speaks analysis of national survey identifies barriers to care and provides guidance for new programs to address needs across the lifespan
Top Ten Autism Studies 2018
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1.14.2019

Autism Speaks names top ten autism studies of 2018

Autism Speaks science staff and advisors highlight the 2018 studies that most powerfully advanced our understanding, treatment and support of people
Autism Speaks Consensus Conference on next steps in research on cannabis and autism
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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
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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
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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
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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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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.
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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
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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
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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.
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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.