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August 01, 2018

189 Advocacy Ambassadors celebrate their accomplishments in the first year of the national Autism Speaks Volunteer Advocacy Ambassador Program.

July 31, 2018

Legislation to support employment opportunities for people with autism and other disabilities is signed into law.

July 26, 2018

In honor of the ADA Anniversary, learn more about how Autism Speaks works to achieve equal opportunities for individuals with autism.

July 25, 2018

Since 2014, ABLE programs have been opened in 40 states and over $100 million has been invested in ABLE accounts! Learn more about how ABLE can help save for your future.

July 11, 2018

North Dakota Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread announced that all state-regulated plans that have mental health coverage will be required to cover treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

July 05, 2018

Autism Speaks supported legislation recently passed by the U.S. House of Representatives that would delay the implementation of Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) and ensure states protect beneficiaries and providers.

June 21, 2018

On June 22, 2018, we celebrate the 19th anniversary of the Supreme Court's Olmstead decision which effectively recognized the right of people with disabilities to live, work, and participate in their communities.

May 01, 2018

On Thursday, April 26th, Autism Speaks hosted a briefing in coordination with the Congressional Coalition on Autism Research and Education to highlight challenges and opportunities to improve law enforcement interactions with the autism community.