Autism Speaks, CDC and partners answer COVID vaccine questions for the autism communityAutism Speaks hosted the CDC’s Georgina Peacock, M.D., and the presidents of the Autism Society of America and Autism Science Foundation on Wednesday
WHO names Caregiver Skills Training program in tool kit for Universal Health CoverageThe WHO has included the Caregiver Skills Training program, a tool for supporting people with developmental delays, as part of its Universal Health
Study finds higher COVID death rate for Californians with disabilities and in skilled nursing facilitiesIn a December study about the impact of COVID-19 in California for people with disabilities, researchers found that risk of COVID infection was linked
Autism Speaks, CDC and partners host COVID vaccine webinar for the autism communityAutism Speaks will host the CDC’s Georgina Peacock, M.D., and the presidents of the Autism Society of America and Autism Science Foundation for a
Study links reading comprehension challenges in autistic children to specific early and pre-reading skill gapsA study pointed to two specific early and pre-reading skills as foundational to later reading comprehension abilities. Click to learn more.
How better understanding can support better outcomes in police interactions with autisticsPeople with autism who have communication differences or behavior challenges often use supports or learn skills that allow them to go to school, get
Promising treatment programs highlighted at Thought Leadership Summit on Challenging BehaviorsAs experts and the autism community gathered virtually for the second day of the Autism Speaks Thought Leadership Summit on Challenging Behaviors
Thought Leadership Summit on Challenging Behaviors opens with closer look at solutions to severe behaviorThis summit will help provide a framework for solutions needed for autistic kids and adults to reach their full potential. Click to learn more info.
Autism Speaks joins disability groups calling for priority access to COVID vaccine for people with autismAutism and vaccines. Autism Speaks joins several disability groups in advocating for the autism community to be among the first to receive access to
Autism Speaks applauds Department of Veterans Affairs for including vital autism care in insurance coverage for families of disabled veteransThe Department of Veterans Affairs has informed beneficiaries of the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs
Autism Speaks to host Thought Leadership Summit on Challenging BehaviorsAutism Speaks will convene an invited group of researchers, clinicians, autistic adults and other autism community members virtually on Dec. 3 and 4,
Stress study suggests parent training has benefits for caregivers as well as their kidsA study published in November points to a need for interventions that incorporate parent training to help support their child’s development, based
COVID-19 survey reveals widespread challenges for autism community and wider disparities for minority communitiesA survey conducted in April by Autism Speaks – the first autism-specific survey to include a broad minority population - found that families of
Study finds teens with autism more likely to develop suicidal behavior due to bullyingStudy on Autism Research found that adolescents on the autism spectrum who were bullied were twice as likely to develop suicidal behavior over time.
Autism Speaks applauds introduction of the Supporting Children with Disabilities During COVID-19 ActCongresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson and Congressman Adam Schiff introduced legislation which provides dedicated funding for the Individuals with