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May 01, 2015

Swimming is a valuable tool for those in our community. At the YMCA in Burlington Vermont, instructors are giving two dozen swimmers who are on the autism spectrum lessons for free. As part of our Swimming and Water Safety Scholarship Fund, Autism Speaks was able to give this YMCA a one-year grant to provide these lessons to their students.

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April 23, 2015

ABC News recently posted an AP article that follows a young woman on the autism spectrum's journey to learn to swim thanks in part to a grant from Autism Speaks.

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April 21, 2015

Intensive training program teaches parents techniques that improve communication and cooperative behavior in children with autism

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April 20, 2015

Study of over 95,000 children included 15,000 unvaccinated 2 to 5 year olds and nearly 2,000 kids already considered at high risk for autism

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April 13, 2015

Tikko, the stuffed teddy bear of 13-year-old Dorian Poe who is on the autism spectrum has traveled to 24 countries in the hopes of spreading autism awareness!

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April 13, 2015

This weekend NBC's Dateline aired "On The Brink," an hour-long special which focused on autism and the issue of aging out of school-based services.

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