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March 04, 2015

The President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing recommends that police departments nationwide review their policies surrounding interactions with people who have disabilities and other vulnerable groups.

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February 27, 2015

On Wednesday evening, exactly 10 years after Autism Speaks opened its doors, nearly 100 people gathered in Dallas, TX to discuss the growing need for resources, services and opportunities for the rising population of young adults and adults with autism.

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February 25, 2015

Autism Speak is marking ten years since it was founded by Suzanne and Bob Wright after their grandson was diagnosed with autism.

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February 24, 2015

New York operates Medicaid home and community-based (HCBS) waivers to serve people with developmental disabilities, including autism. This page contains recent news and updates about New York's housing and community living programs.

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February 11, 2015

As the number of adults with autism increases at a rapid rate, there is a much greater need for research into interventions for this population. Among other organizations and institutions, Autism Speaks is committed to expanding research into this area.

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February 11, 2015

Mikey Brannigan, a senior at Northport High School in Long Island on the spectrum, was named Sports Illustrated's High School Athlete of the Month.

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