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    In this video blog from Autism Speaks 2013 National Conference, pediatric psychiatrist Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele discusses recent advances in the development of autism medicines. Dr. Veenstra-VanderWeele is the medical director of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s Treatment More...
    In this video blog from Autism Speaks 2013 National Conference, pediatric neurologist Evdokia Anagnostou discusses strategies for families to managing medications with their children. A featured speaker at the conference, Dr. Anagnostou sees patients and pursues research at Holland More...
In this video blog from Autism Speaks 2013 National Conference, Peter Gerhardt, educational director of the McCarton Upper School, shares his insights on how to promote a more-inclusive and fulfilling life for individuals with autism. Complete coverage of this year’s conference – More...
  In this video blog from the Autism Speaks 2013 National Conference, pediatrician and autism specialist Patty Manning-Courtney highlights the key steps in a comprehensive evaluation for children on the autism spectrum.  Dr. Manning-Courtney is director of Cincinnati’s Kelly O More...
Friday, July 26, 2013 - 09:40
    Today, Autism Speaks’ second annual National Conference for Families and Professionals opened with a keynote address from respected educator, researcher and autism self-advocate Stephen Shore. Dr. Shore, a professor of special education at Adelphi University, emphasized More...
Monday, July 22, 2013 - 12:52
“Whole Person,” Family-Centered Conference Focused on Strengths to Address the Individual’s and the Family’s Needs on July 26, 2013 – July 27, 2013 at The Hilton Columbus at Easton COLUMBUS, O.H. (July 22, 2013) — More than 300 parents, healthcare providers and More...
“We’ve started our child on medication for some very challenging autism-related behaviors. If we’re not seeing change, how long do we keep using it?” Today’s “Got Question?” answer is from pediatrician Patricia Manning. Dr. Manning specializes in More...
Deona Foust is a volunteer involved in Walk Now for Autism Speaks in New Mexico. She is a sub-contractor for Stimulating Minds, an innovative autism clinic that provides all services for those with autism under one roof. Deona also provides ABA therapy and help with social skills groups. Deona More...
This is a blog post by Amy Kelly, mother of 3, one daughter with autism, ATN National & Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Family Advisory Committee Co-Chair, and Devereux PA Director of Family Supports & Services. Next Friday and Saturday in Columbus, OH, family members, More...
The Autism Speaks National Conference is now less than 2 weeks away! In addition to our many distinguished speakers, (check out the full agenda here!) we have a number of great bonus events planned. Some of our conference breaks will feature mini-talks, informal ways to learn more about several More...