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Autistic Global Initiative

August 25, 2015

Earlier this month, the Department of Labor clarified the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to include siblings among those eligible for job-protected leave. Previously sibling caregivers were not explicitly covered in the law, creating barriers for families working together to support loved-ones with disabilities.

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August 06, 2015

Autism Speaks and its partners are offering an innovative curriculum for direct care providers, family caregivers and friends who support the daily living needs of people on the autism spectrum.

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June 17, 2014

Funded through an Autism Speaks grant to Autistic Global Initiative, 12-week online course trains family members and service providers.

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