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Advances in Autism Research and Care webinar series
News
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
A doctor and young patient at the Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Science News
10.22.2018

Autism-related guidelines for healthcare providers

This article links to open-access journal articles that provide the latest guidance for healthcare professionals on the physical, mental health and
cover of Autism and Health: A special report by Autim Speaks
Science News
7.6.2018

Autism and Health: A Special Report by Autism Speaks

In 2017, Autism Speaks issued the first in a series of annual, in-depth reports on special topics in autism Autism and Health: Advances in
Autism Speaks has a new strategic plan for science
Science News
12.13.2017

Autism Speaks releases new strategic plan for science

Three-year plan focuses funding on research that can best improve lives today and accelerate the delivery of personalized therapies and other services
Estimated Autism Prevalence
Press Release
3.26.2020

CDC estimate on autism prevalence increases by nearly 10 percent, to 1 in 54 children in the U.S.

Autism rates have increased by 10% to 1 in 54 children being diagnosised with ASD by age 8, according to a new release by the CDC.
covid-19 virus
Advocacy News
3.24.2020

Priorities for the Autism Community During this Time of Crisis

To address the effects of COIVD-19 on individuals and families, we are advocating for policymakers to quickly provide assistance to individuals on the
Dome of US Capitol
Advocacy News
3.21.2020

Autism Speaks Provides Urgent Feedback on Federal Coronavirus Bill (S.3548)

Educational accommodations and protections for individuals with disabilities, including many students on the autism spectrum, have been hard-fought
How to cope with disrupted family routines during COVID-19
News
3.20.2020

How to cope with disrupted family routines during COVID-19

School closures are now widespread as part of the U.S. response to the COVID-19 pandemic. While these are critical steps to protect the health of
how to handle clinical care during closures due to Coronavirus
Science News
3.17.2020

How to handle clinical care during social distancing and school/program closures

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), the health care system is adapting to social distancing and moving to telemedicine. Use these tips to prepare for this
How to handle school closures and services for your child with autism
Science News
3.13.2020

How to handle school closures and services for your child with autism

  If your local school district closes during the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, you may be faced with a number of obstacles. For children
help prevent coronavirus
Science News
3.4.2020

What should the autism community know about the coronavirus outbreak?

Help prevent the spread of coronavirus by using these recommendations from the CDC. We care deeply about the well-being of our community, and we urge
autism and sleep: Autism Speaks endorses sleep guidelines for children with autism 
Science News
2.20.2020

Autism Speaks endorses sleep guidelines for children with autism 

Sleep problems are one of the most common reported medical conditions in children and teens with autism, affecting more than half the population. The
autism speaks new logo
News
2.10.2020

Celebrating 15 years of progress, Autism Speaks unveils reimagined visual identity and effort to make 2020 its “Year of Kindness”

NEW YORK - Today, Autism Speaks celebrates its 15th birthday by unveiling a reimagined visual identity and launching a commitment to make 2020 the
Together with NCAA coaches, broadcasters and fans, Autism Speaks promotes understanding and acceptance of people with autism through Coaches Powering Forward initiative
News
1.30.2020

Together with NCAA coaches, broadcasters and fans, Autism Speaks promotes understanding and acceptance of people with autism through Coaches Powering Forward initiative

To share their commitment to creating a more inclusive world for people with autism – and to inspire fans to do the same – college basketball
Top 10 Autism Studies of 2019
Science News
1.27.2020

Top 10 Autism Studies of 2019

Today Autism Speaks announced its annual selection of studies that advance its mission of enhancing lives today and accelerating a spectrum of
Identical twins with autism differ significantly in severity of social traits
Science News
1.14.2020

Identical twins with autism differ significantly in severity of social traits

Researchers recently reported evidence suggesting that autism severity varies significantly across sets of identical twins, according to a genetics
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