American Express Partnership with Autism Speaks
Autism affects 1 in 68 children, which is why American Express has teamed up with Autism Speaks to support their goal of changing the future for all who struggle with autism spectrum disorders. Together, we are proud to connect you with expert resources and free tool kits to support families affected by autism.
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About Autism Speaks
Autism Speaks is the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization. It is dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. Each year Walk Now for Autism Speaks events are held in more than 95 cities across North America.
About Family Services
Autism Speaks Family Services is dedicated to providing information and resources to improve the outcomes of children, adolescents and adults with autism. Family Services offers resources, tool kits, and support to help families and others manage the day-to-day challenges of living with autism.
We're Here for You!
Family Services Autism Response Team Manager Lindsay Naeder, MSW, is available to support you and your family by connecting you to resources and information, including our tool kits and other Family Services resources that will allow you to make informed decisions to improve the quality of life for individuals with autism. If you have any questions or you are looking for information about dealing with specific issues, call or email today! Lindsay is available at (917) 475-5066 or Lindsay.Naeder@AutismSpeaks.org.
Resources and Tool Kits
100 Day Kit and Asperger Syndrome/High-Functioning Autism Tool Kit
The Autism Speaks 100 Day Kit and the Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism Tool Kit were created specifically for newly diagnosed families to make the best possible use of the 100 days following their child's diagnosis of autism or AS/HFA. Familes of children diagnosed within the last 6 months can call and order a free copy by calling Lindsay at (917) 475-5066. The kits are also available to download free of charge!
School Community Tool Kit
Transition Tool Kit
The Resource Guide is a nationwide database that contains over 45,000 resources and provides individuals and families with local resources that service a variety of needs from early intervention through adult care. It is one of the largest databases of autism resources and service providers in the U.S., searchable by state or by zip code. Resources are organized in over 75 categories.
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Autism Speaks does not provide medical or legal advice or services. Rather, Autism Speaks provides general information about autism as a service to the community. The information provided in this email is not a recommendation, referral or endorsement of any resource, therapeutic method, or service provider and does not replace the advice of medical, legal or educational professionals. Autism Speaks has not validated and is not responsible for any information or services provided by third parties. You are urged to use independent judgment and request references when considering any resource associated with the provision of services related to autism.