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September 30, 2017

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February 25, 2016

The day's top headlines from around the autism community.

December 09, 2015

The key finding shows that prevalence among 4-year-olds was 30 percent lower than CDC estimates for 8-year-olds.

November 19, 2015

On Tuesday a newly reconstituted Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) met for the first time. New and returning committee members included a new acting chair, Dr. Bruce Cuthbert.

October 28, 2015

Today the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced new and returning members to the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) including a new acting chair Dr. Bruce Cuthbert and members including Rob Ring Chief Science Officer at Autism Speaks.

October 06, 2015

U.S. Reps. Chris Smith (R-NJ) and Mike Doyle (D-PA), co-chairs of the Congressional Autism Caucus, authored a bipartisan, multi-member letter last week urging the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) to reconsider their draft recommendations on universal autism screenings.

February 11, 2015

As the number of adults with autism increases at a rapid rate, there is a much greater need for research into interventions for this population. Among other organizations and institutions, Autism Speaks is committed to expanding research into this area.

January 19, 2015

Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer Robert Ring discusses the translation of autism research into therapies and supports, on ReachMD