INSAR Day 1: MSSNG research presents new findings in autism and genomicsDuring 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 autismAutism 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 boardAutism 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 2021A total of 17 research studies supported by Autism Speaks funding and technical support will be featured at the annual meeting of the International
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Autism Speaks launches Autism Care Network to improve autism care across North AmericaAutism Speaks announces the launch of the Autism Care Network, the first and only learning health network of its kind focused on bringing better
Georgia establishes Families of Children with Special Needs Reimbursement program benefitting students with autismGeorgia 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 reactionUsing 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 autismBuilding 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 spectrumResearch found that patient-centered medical homes can help improve healthcare quality and continuity for autistic people transitioning to adulthood.
Angela Timashenka Geiger to step down later this year as president and CEO of Autism SpeaksToday, Angela Timashenka Geiger and the Autism Speaks Board of Directors announced Ms. Geiger will step down as president and CEO of Autism Speaks
Congress includes relief for the autism community in the American Rescue PlanThe fifth COVID-19 relief package, the American Rescue Plan, has been signed into law, securing additional relief for individuals with autism and
Autism Speaks names top 10 studies of 2020Autism Speaks announced its annual selection of studies that most powerfully advance its mission of enhancing lives today and accelerating a spectrum
Autism genetics study, aiming to increase Black representation, pivots during COVIDMinority communities overall are not well-represented in current autism genetics research populations. (Autism Speaks supported the initial Autism
The Texas Education Agency has rolled out Supplemental Special Education Services for students with autismThe Texas Education Agency has rolled out a program for families to support students for educational resources needed to address the impact of COVID