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Transition Age

March 04, 2016

Neurologist and pioneering autism-and-sleep researcher Beth Malow will discuss causes and solutions, with time for questions

February 05, 2016

First nationwide survey on wandering underscores need to better safeguard school-age children with developmental disabilities

December 10, 2015

Last week, Autism Speaks released its latest tool kit from the Autism Treatment Network - Puberty and Adolescence Resource: A Guide for Parents. On Tuesday, Matt Asner sat down on Autism Live with Kameena Ballard-Dawkins, AS-ATN family representative at Children's Hospital of Los Angeles and mother of a teenage girl with autism to discuss the kit.

November 16, 2015

A recently released report from Rutgers University found that providing adults with autism with access to transportation will increase opportunities for independence and community integration

November 11, 2015

On Tuesday night, individuals with autism, family members, service providers and professionals gathered in New York City to discuss how to better navigate the existing housing and residential supports system while exploring alternative models and efforts underway to better meet the community’s needs.

November 09, 2015

On Thursday evening, the Autism Speaks Long Island chapter hosted a Town Hall in Farmingdale, New York. Part of an ongoing series of Town Halls across the country, this event focused on transition planning. Over 80 people joined us for the conversation, as we discussed the process of moving from adolescence into adulthood.