NDEAM 2017: Inclusion Drives Innovation

Each October for more than 70 years, the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) has observed National Disability

Microsoft's Commitment to "Impact Sourcing"

In May 2017, Autism Speaks was proud to partner with Microsoft at its annual Microsoft Supplier Program Summit in Redmond, Washington.
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Children’s Health Insurance Program: Cmte Hearing to Reauthorization

Earlier this month, the Senate Finance Committee held a hearing on the reauthorization of the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Testifying
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HHS Report Highlights Need for Coordinated Approach to Autism Services

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released its Report to Congress on Young Adults and Transitioning Youth with Autism Spectrum

Moving Stories of Families with Autism Rescued from Hurricane Harvey

Media reports continue to come in of individuals with autism and their families being rescued from the ravages of Hurricane Harvey. As professional
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Autism Speaks Names 2017 Weatherstone Predoctoral Fellows

Autism Speaks is pleased to announce its ninth class of Weatherstone Predoctoral Fellows. Selected from a highly competitive pool of applicants, this
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Video: Teen with autism is 2017 Rubik's Cube World Champion

Max Park is a 15 year old on the autism spectrum who just became the 2017

One year later: Remembering Suzanne Wright

On July 29, 2016, Autism Speaks lost its co-founder Suzanne Wright. After a nine-month battle with pancreatic cancer, she died at age 69. But the
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Alabama Governor signs autism insurance reform bill

>Autism Speaks joins the Autism Society of Alabama in applauding Governor Kay Ivey for signing into law House Bill 284, which requires certain health
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Many children with autism on medication without behavioral therapy

Study by Autism Speaks ATN raises red flag because, in most cases, first-line treatment should involve non-drug behavioral approaches.

Lebanon closes out World Autism Month with Presidential Ceremony

Lebanon landmarks joined the Light It Up Blue campaign and to mark the end of the World Autism Month, the President of the Lebanese Republic General

Autism Speaks celebrates National Volunteer Week

In commemoration of National Volunteer Week, Autism Speaks would like to thank the incredible families and friends who have supported us throughout

New York State votes to release $1 billion for supportive housing

New York State Assembly Social Services Chair Andrew Hevesi (A.D. 28) announced on April 10 the New York State Assembly and New York State Senate
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You’re invited: Research-related webinars & webcasts of interest to the autism community

The National Institutes of Health invites the autism community to participate in the next full meeting of the Interagency Autism Coordinating

Home of the Cleveland Browns goes blue for World Autism Month

FirstEnergy Stadium, the home of the Cleveland Browns, in Cleveland, Ohio went blue in honor of World Autism Awareness Day and Light It Up Blue on
A mom works with a child who has autism during a Caregiver Skills Training workshop. Photo courtesy Mom2Mom
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Autism Caregiver Training: Helping families

Autism Speaks answers your questions about a program that empowers parents and improves lives in underserved communities in the U.S. and around the