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My adult son, who has autism, is up all night, walking around the house talking to himself and sounding like he’s arguing. During the day, he's fine and high...
Another successful STRIDE swimming program is in the books! The program focuses on teaching children ages 4-21 the basics of swimming and water safety; and for the more...
My almost 3-year-old was recently diagnosed as having autism spectrum disorder. We struggle going places such as open gym or even the library because he doesn't like...
You're invited: July 26 meeting of the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) Agenda will include update on Autism Speaks science program and strategic...
This guest post is from Lauren Casper, a mom blogger at Laurencasper.com. Lauren is the mother of two beautiful pre-schoolers, one being on the autism spectrum. I sat on the...
This spring, Autism Speaks issued the first in a series of annual, in-depth reports on special topics in autism – Autism and Health: Advances in Understanding and...
My daughter is 16, on the spectrum and non-verbal. Sometimes she starts pulling her own hair out. Often it’s when she’s angry or upset. Sometime it’s out of...
Below is a post by Ethan, a teenager with autism. He was diagnosed with high functioning autism at age two. Ethan's goals in life are to have fun, continue his...
An Autism Speaks Weatherstone fellow explores how early sex-differences in typical development may help explain autism’s skewed sex ratio By clinical psychology...
About Us Autism Speaks U is a program that supports students, faculty and alumni in their awareness and fundraising efforts for Autism Speaks. Chapters follow the lead...