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August 31, 2015

In response to a growing concern about our loved ones with autism and their safety, Autism Speaks Georgia, in partnership with the Cobb County Safety Village, offered a two-part safety experience over the weekend for first responders, local autism organizations and families in the metro Atlanta area.

August 25, 2015

Identifor is seeking questions and answers from the public to enable Abby the avatar to help adults address situations that arise over the course of a day. Thanks to a generous donor, a $1 prize will be given for each submitted question and answer received by Friday, September 4.

August 14, 2015

The California Autism Center (CAC) in North Fresno, California is taking advantage of our 100 Day Tool Kit which is now available in Spanish.

August 13, 2015

Families, autism service providers and individuals with autism from around central Florida gathered together to discuss concerns about the transition to adulthood. “Families should be engaged in preparing their child for independent living, before they need it,” said one panelist.

August 11, 2015

New pediatric dentistry program in Florida aims to increase access for children and teens with autism and ease transition to adult care

August 06, 2015

According to the Washington Post, special education advocates in Georgia have for years argued that the state’s program for children with behavior-related disabilities unnecessarily segregates them into inferior buildings with inferior educational opportunities.

August 04, 2015

On Saturday, August 1, Autism Speaks New Jersey and the Red Cross–Jersey Coast Chapter hosted a Safety Event for the New Jersey Shore community. Participants received an Autism Speaks Safety Kit, with tips for improving safety at home, school and in the community, and learned about programs and services available to help develop a safety plan.