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Caregivers

July 15, 2016

The U.S. Senate yesterday passed S. 2614, Kevin and Avonte's Law, legislation that would help safeguard children with autism or other developmental disabilities from wandering. According to a recent national survey, a third of school-age children with autism had wandered away from caregivers.

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December 09, 2015

Autism Speaks applauds the U.S. Senate’s bipartisan Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage, or RAISE Family Caregivers Act. The legislation now heads to the U.S. House or Representatives.

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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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March 25, 2014

New numbers are clear evidence of the shortage of caregivers available to work with seniors and individuals with disabilities today.

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