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November 09, 2015

On Thursday evening, the Autism Speaks Long Island chapter hosted a Town Hall in Farmingdale, New York. Part of an ongoing series of Town Halls across the country, this event focused on transition planning. Over 80 people joined us for the conversation, as we discussed the process of moving from adolescence into adulthood.

November 06, 2015

Autism Speaks is committed to ensuring the safety of all people with autism through a multi-faceted approach involving education and awareness. Autism Speaks has partnered with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children on these efforts and the two organizations recently held a training for first responders in Springfield, Missouri.

November 05, 2015

"New technologies have created opportunities and higher expectations for full inclusion of individuals with autism into all aspects of society, beginning with the classroom..."

October 30, 2015

JetBlue Airways and Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International Airport partnered with Autism Speaks to bring a unique travel experience to the autism community. The Blue Horizons for Autism event was the first one in Broward County, and we had families from all over South Florida, including Miami, Hollywood, all the way up to Palm Beach Gardens.

October 27, 2015

The Arizona chapter of Autism Speaks has received a $10,000 grant from Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) as part of its national Community Service Award program.

October 20, 2015

On Saturday, October 17, Autism Speaks Pittsburgh and MSA-The Safety Company hosted an event to promote safety for the greater Pittsburgh community. Following an autism training, the first responders joined Autism Speaks and MSA in hosting a community Safety Fair for individuals with autism and their families.

October 15, 2015

$150,000 in prizes for breakthrough ideas in housing for adults with autism