Autism Speaks and Herox Announce Innovative Winning Solutions of Autism Employment Connect ChallengeAutism Speaks announced the winner of the "Autism Employment Connector Challenge,” launched in partnership with HeroX, the leading platform and open
Autism Speaks and Royal Arch Masons award $170,000 of funding to researchers studying auditory processing disorderAutism Speaks, with the support of a Royal Arch Research Assistance grant, is funding one pilot research project and one post-doctoral fellowship to
Autism Speaks Appoints Kelli Seely Chief Marketing OfficerAutism Speaks announced that Kelli Seely has been named Chief Marketing Officer of the organization. Click here to read more.
INSAR Day 3: Keynote speaker Liz Pellicano redefines “autistic flourishing”Liz Pellicano, Ph.D., professor of autism research at University College London, says there is often a gap between the research lab and autistic
INSAR Day 2: The Lancet Commission reports on the future of autism care and researchThe Lancet Commission helped to create a report of recommendations that can improve quality of life for autistic people and their families worldwide.
INSAR Day 2: ECHO Autism works to improve mental health care for autistic peopleAutistic people experience a high risk for co-occurring psychiatric conditions, particularly anxiety and depression. Click here to learn more.
INSAR Day 1: MSSNG research reveals new genes associated with autismAt INSAR 2022, seven researchers previewed their findings on topics ranging from the genetic causes of autism to chronic physical health disorders in
Autism Speaks strongly supports proposed ban on electrical stimulation devicesProposed legislation includes reinstatement of FDA ban on electrical stimulation devices to curb self-harming and aggressive behaviors
Autism Speaks welcomes Dr. Vikram Patel to the science advisory committeeAutism Speaks is pleased to announce that Dr. Vikram Patel, MBBS, Ph.D., has joined the organization’s Medical and Science Advisory Committee. Read
Thomas Frazier joins the Autism Speaks Board of DirectorsAutism Speaks announces the appointment of clinical psychologist and autism researcher Thomas W. Frazier, Ph.D., to their Board of Directors. Read
Autism Speaks-supported research at INSAR 2022The International Society for Autism Research (INSAR) Annual Meeting, the world’s largest gathering of autism researchers, is being held both
Autism Speaks announces 2021 Norma and Malcom Baker Recreation Grant RecipientsThis year, 114 organizations across 31 states were awarded grant funding of up to $5,000. Their programs fund a range of initiatives, including summer
New study shows increase in global prevalence of autismAbout 100 in 10,000 children around the world are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This is an increase from the 2012 global prevalence
Autism Speaks opens applications for Local Impact GrantsAutism Speaks announced the opening of applications for a new cycle of Local Impact Grants. Click here to learn about the Local Impact Grants and how
Autism Speaks connects families and caregivers of children with autism to essential skills through Caregivers Skills Training programAutism Speaks is offering families in the U.S. and around the world access to free resources to help children with autism reach their full potential.