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Thursday, June 30, 2016 Link

This post was shared with us by Janina Freeland, a mom to a daughter with autism. The story was originally shared in Women's Running magazine. Do you enjoy running? Join us and participate in a Team Up! With Autism Speaks 5K, 10K, half marathon, or more!

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 Link

The post below is by Lisa Smith, the mother of seven children, two with special needs. Her son Tate has autism. Lisa blogs about her experiences and can be found on Facebook at Quirks and Chaos or at quirks-and-chaos.blogspot.com.

In the past twelve years I have heard, “autism? What’s that?” from more than a few people. And I’ve patiently answered. After all, twelve years ago I had almost no idea what

Lisa Smith
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 Link

Study shows good results from ECHO Autism – innovative training for doctors in communities without autism specialists 

Friday, June 24, 2016 Link

A Q&A with our experts on a new mouse study that suggests a common probiotic might ease some autism symptoms 

Thursday, June 23, 2016 Link

This blog post was written by Kathy Hooven, mother to a son with autism.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 Link

This blog post was written by Kathy Hooven, mother to a son with autism.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 Link

This blog was written by Lisa Smith, the mother of seven children, two with special needs. Her son, Tate, has autism. Lisa blogs about her experiences and can be found on Facebook at Quirks and Chaos or at quirks-and-chaos.blogspot.com.

My son, Tate, and I just

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 Link

This guest post is by Hadara Bilsky who has a brother on the autism spectrum. She will be walking for Autism Speaks at the July 4th Autism Speaks Walk in Potomac Maryland. You can donate to her team page here.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 Link

Below is a letter by Mrs. Kamini Lakhani, who founded Support for Autistic Individuals (SAI Connections) in 2004 in Mumbai, India. Kamini is the mother of a young adult with autism and has been providing services in the field of autism for more than 20 years. The post originally appeared on the SAI website here.

We met at a party. She was young and vivacious. We hit it off immediately as we both were from the education field

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 Meixner Fellow Sarah Baum describes how insights from her sensory-processing studies could help people with autism interact with the worldLink