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May 14, 2015

A article written by the father of an 8th grader with autism looks into how high schools do not properly prepare students on the spectrum for college, and also highlights what can be done to help fix the problem.

May 12, 2015

In recent years, the number of young adults with autism seeking educational advancement and career opportunities has risen sharply.

May 11, 2015

"Fifty percent of our population is prone to wandering," Naeder told CBS. "And it's not scientific, but my point of view is that the other 50 percent just haven't wandered yet."

May 10, 2015

Autism advocate and mom Amy Kelly reflects on just how far her incredible 13-year-old daughter on the autism spectrum has come. She recently started speaking.

May 08, 2015

Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York just announced a new partnership with Project Lifesaver International, a grant recipient of Autism Speaks, to provide equipment and training to 50 law enforcement agencies in the state to help with situations involving children with autism and other disorders who have wandered.

May 01, 2015

This Autism Speaks tutorial is by Mark Mautone, the 2014-2015 New Jersey State Teacher of the Year.