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October 19, 2016

The Autism Law Summit is a gathering of parent advocates, individuals with autism, autism service providers, lawyers, lobbyists and legislators from across the United States who are interested in the politics and policy of autism spectrum disorders related to health insurance, Medicaid and transition to adulthood.

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May 18, 2016

Last weekend, Autism Speaks hosted a Transition Town Hall in New Jersey. “Together, we have to be vigilant and united in our support to put a focus on transitioning youth and adult services, so that children with autism are able to fulfill their God-given potential and become successful, independent adults,” said special guest Senator Bob Menendez.

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January 04, 2016

All students deserve educational opportunities that best prepare them for the next step in life after secondary school, whether it is higher education or a career.

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September 28, 2015

Autism Speaks today announced that Liz Feld has shared with the Board of Directors she intends to serve as President of the organization through June 2016.

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June 16, 2015

“There is a tremendous need for expanded access to resources for the autism community," said Lisa Goring of Autism Speaks. "This was a great opportunity to arm individuals with autism, their family members, friends and service providers with the information they need to successfully advocate for these critical services and supports.”

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June 11, 2015

Recently SelfStorage.com came out with an article on 8 Tips for Moving a Child with Autism to a New Home. We are aware this may be a difficult transition for many in our community so we wanted to share several of them that you can take advantage of!

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June 01, 2015

The attendees left knowing that together, as one autism community of parents, educators and advocates alike, our young adults with autism can achieve their goals – focusing less on how long it takes to get there, and more on how to utilize the tools and resources available to ensure that they get there.

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