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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
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News
10.11.2019

Join Us for a Brighter Life on the Spectrum

Introducing a new brand campaign, For a Brighter Life on the Spectrum, inspired by the vast and diverse autism community. At Autism Speaks, we’re
Press Release
10.9.2019

Autism Speaks elects Oxford Properties VP Adam Frazier to national board

“Adam has distinguished himself in the business world, while maintaining a deep commitment to his family and community,” said Autism Speaks Board
Thought Leadership Summit graphic
Science News
10.2.2019

Parents and researchers address how complex care systems affect services and success for teens and adults with autism

The second panel discussion at the Autism Speaks Thought Leadership Summit on Transition to Adulthood focused on how the education, support services
Thought Leadership Summit
Science News
10.2.2019

Self-advocates and researchers open summit on addressing transition to adulthood for people with autism

Autism Speaks kicked off a two-day Thought Leadership Summit on Transition to Adulthood with presentations from a panel of self-advocates and two
Autism Speaks, the H&M Foundation and Special Olympics
Science News
10.1.2019

Autism Speaks, WHO, international partners advocate for inclusive health care at UN panel discussion

NEW YORK -- On the heels of the United Nations’ passage of a Universal Health Coverage commitment last week, WHO and UNICEF officials,
The Infant Brain Imaging Study
Science News
9.30.2019

Do you have a child with autism and a new baby?

The Infant Brain Imaging Study (IBIS) is looking for participants! In the last decade, IBIS researchers have identified brain changes as early
Universal screening study finds common autism screening tool improvement
Science News
9.27.2019

Universal screening study finds common autism screening tool needs improvement

NEW YORK -- In a test of universal screening of children using a standard autism screening tool in a pediatric care network, researchers found
Thought Leadership Summit graphic
News
9.26.2019

Autism Speaks to host policy discussions at Transition to Adulthood summit

NEW YORK -- Joined by an invited group of researchers, policy experts, family members, and self-advocates, Autism Speaks will host a Thought
Tulika Prasad and son Vedant holding a sing saying why they care about Autism CARES
Press Release
9.19.2019

Autism Speaks applauds the passage of the Autism CARES Act of 2019

Autism Speaks applauds the final passage of the Autism CARES Act of 2019 (H.R.1058). The bill now goes to the President’s desk for his signature.
Autism Speaks awards more than $4.7 million for autism research
Science News
9.9.2019

Autism Speaks awards more than $4.7 million for autism research

NEW YORK - Autism Speaks, the global nonprofit dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the life span, for the needs of
estimated autism prevalence 2018
Science News
9.6.2019

Is autism being overdiagnosed?

NEW YORK – Despite claims by a recent research study that autism is being overdiagnosed, experts at Autism Speaks said that conclusion overstates
what causes autism?
Science News
9.6.2019

Large family-based study finds 80 percent of autism risk is from inherited genes

A new study looking at autism in 5 countries found that 80 percent of autism risk can be traced to inherited genes rather than environmental factors
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