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This Meixner research fellow is dispelling myths and advancing understanding of the broad range of social strengths and challenges experienced by kids on the spectrum...
A popular facebook post on the Autism Speaks Facebook page this year featured an inspiring video of a nonverbal boy named Preston Schmidtner saying "da da" for th...
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...
This guest post is by Jennifer Rose, a young woman on the autism spectrum who is current a student at Drew University. “Mom always tells me to celebrate everyone...
President Barack Obama on Tuesday signed the landmark biomedical innovations bill known as the 21st Century Cures Act to increase funding of the National Institutes of Health...
The Identifor Companion app uses a human avatar named Abby to help young adults and adults with autism when parents, teachers, and aides are no longer around to answer...
On the final night of a two-year session, the Ohio legislature passed HB 463, which included a provision that will bring autism insurance coverage to thousands of Ohio...
My son is 4 year old and is very much obsessed with numbers and letters. I’m not sure how much he understands, but he likes books so much that it’s very...
This guest post is from Gene Bensinger. He is vice-chair of Autism Speaks Chicagoland Chapter Board of Directors and Chair of its Program and Services Committee. You may...
This guest Q&A is with Suzie Carpenter, a professional speaker, health coach and the author of the new book On the Bright Side: A Mother’s Story of Love...