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Autism Speaks announces pilot sites for groundbreaking project linking discovery science and clinical research
Science News
5.21.2021

Autism Speaks announces pilot sites for groundbreaking project linking discovery science and clinical research

With the selection of six sites across North America to pilot a bold new research program, Autism Speaks and Autism Speaks Canada announce the launch
North Carolina bill signing ceremony
Advocacy News
5.19.2021

New law will improve access to an evidence-based autism therapy in North Carolina

On May 17, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper signed into law a bill that will help people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the state more easily
Autism Speaks and Royal Arch Masons fund 3 researchers in auditory processing disorder
Science News
5.14.2021

Autism Speaks and Royal Arch Masons fund 3 researchers in auditory processing disorder

Autism Speaks, with the support of a Royal Arch Research Assistance grant, is funding two pilot studies and one Fellowship to understand central
Autism Speaks Newsroom @ INSAR 2021
Science News
5.10.2021

Research meeting highlights access and intersectional challenges in U.S. and international communities

During the second day of presentations at the International Society for Autism Research annual meeting, oral presentations of work in the U.S. and
INSAR Day 1 MSSNG research presents new findings in autism and genomics
Science News
5.6.2021

INSAR Day 1: MSSNG research presents new findings in autism and genomics

During the first day of presentations at the International Society for Autism Research (INSAR) annual meeting on Tuesday, May 4, Stephen Scherer, Ph.D
Autism Speaks urges Department of Defense to expand, not restrict, services for military children with autism
Advocacy News
5.6.2021

Autism Speaks urges Department of Defense to expand, not restrict, services for military children with autism

Autism Speaks urges the Department of Defense to reconsider recently announced changes that would make it harder for children with autism to access
Autism Speak elects Zumper Chief Marketing Officer Darren Goode to national board
News
5.5.2021

Autism Speak elects Zumper Chief Marketing Officer Darren Goode to national board

Autism Speaks, the nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting solutions across the spectrum and throughout the life span for people with autism and
Autism Speaks Newsroom @ INSAR 2021
Science News
5.3.2021

Autism Speaks Newsroom @ INSAR 2021

A total of 17 research studies supported by Autism Speaks funding and technical support will be featured at the annual meeting of the International
Three American flags with buttons of flags and the word "vote"
Advocacy News
4.29.2021

Help us improve the autistic voting experience

Voting is one of our nation’s most fundamental rights and a hallmark of our democracy. We’re interested in learning more about the voting experiences
Autism Speaks launches Autism Care Network to improve autism care across North America
Science News
4.29.2021

Autism Speaks launches Autism Care Network to improve autism care across North America

Autism Speaks announces the launch of the Autism Care Network, the first and only learning health network of its kind focused on bringing better
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Advocacy News
4.22.2021

Georgia establishes Families of Children with Special Needs Reimbursement program benefitting students with autism

Georgia has rolled out a program for students with disabilities, including autism, to help with educational expenses related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
New study uses machine learning to find biomarkers for an autism subtype linked to maternal immune reaction
Science News
4.2.2021

New study uses machine learning to find biomarkers for an autism subtype linked to maternal immune reaction

Using a simple blood test, a new study is the first to use machine learning to predict a subgroup of autism, known as MAR-ASD, with 100 percent
Study links nervous system imbalances to depression in children with autism
Science News
3.24.2021

Study links nervous system imbalances to depression in children with autism

Building on what experts know about how the nervous system affects depression and mental health conditions in autism, researchers studying brain
Transition to adulthood grant supports findings on better healthcare programs for teens and adults on the spectrum
Science News
3.24.2021

Transition to adulthood grant supports findings on better healthcare programs for teens and adults on the spectrum

Recent studies funded by Autism Speaks suggest that patient-centered medical homes are a promising solution to improving healthcare quality and
Autism Speaks logo - a multi-colored puzzle piece with the words Autism Speaks
Press Release
3.16.2021

Angela Timashenka Geiger to step down later this year as president and CEO of Autism Speaks

Today, Angela Timashenka Geiger and the Autism Speaks Board of Directors announced Ms. Geiger will step down as president and CEO of Autism Speaks
Text of "The American Rescue Plan is signed into law" written over a faded image of the capitol dome
Advocacy News
3.11.2021

Congress includes relief for the autism community in the American Rescue Plan

The fifth COVID-19 relief package, the American Rescue Plan, has been signed into law, securing additional relief for individuals with autism and
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