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Download the IEP Guide here! Individualized Education Program (IEP): Summary, Process and Practical Tips from Goodwin Procter LLP After months of research, a team of lawyers at Goodwin Procter LLP has generously put together a helpful guide More...
"First Responders" are those public safety officials - such as police officers or firefighters - who respond to emergency situations. On a daily basis these first responders encounter a multitude of individuals in emergency situations. More...
The transition from summer back to school can be tough for everyone, especially families of individuals with autism. The daily routine established over the last 2 to 3 months is changing, and the time has come to go from camp back to the classroom. More...
The Family Services team at Autism Speaks interacts with families affected by autism on a daily basis. Lots of families have shared stories, sought help, or asked questions about legal issues. Many families are looking to better understand what More...
Summer Camp: The Perfect Place to Have Some Fun! Summer camp can be one of the best experiences for people with autism spectrum disorder. Autism Speaks has just announced the recipients of our Baker Summer Camp Grants program, and  More...
School is out, the sun is shining, and it is the time of year when we all begin to think about planning some down time - maybe even a vacation! Whether it is a family camping trip, or a visit to a foreign country, these vacations involve travel in More...
Faith is a very important part of life for so many families in the autism community. Many of these families often feel held back from becoming a part of their religious community because of their child's diagnosis. They might feel excluded, or More...
Happy Holidays from Autism Speaks! The holidays can be a hectic, stressful time for all families. This time of year can be especially overwhelming for families of individuals with autism. Preparing and planning early for the holidays can help you More...
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Thanksgiving is here! This holiday can be stressful and overwhelming for anyone, but particularly for individuals with autism and their families. We hope our resources and tips help increase your family's enjoyment during this Thanksgiving More...