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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.

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April 29, 2015

Autism Speaks, in collaboration with Rangam Consultants Inc., developed TheSpectrumCareers.com, a jobs portal designed to promote inclusive employment of the autism community by matching job seekers with businesses, as well as employment service providers.

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April 28, 2015

Last night saw the continuation of the national series of Adult Services Town Halls focused on Housing and Residential Services at Washington University in St. Louis. About 100 attendees joined Autism Speaks to learn more about local resources and supports for adults with autism.

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April 28, 2015

D.L. Hughley, star of reality show "The Hughleys" and "The Original Kings of Comedy," shared an emotional story about his son Kyle, who has autism, during an "Oprah: Where Are They Now?" interview.

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April 23, 2015

Though finding and securing employment can often be very difficult for individuals with autism, several innovative models are popping up around the country to help change the conversation. Sounding the Alarm highlights one such program, Rising Tide Car Wash.

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November 04, 2016

A documentary called "Swim Team" that chronicles the New Jersey Hammerheads, a team of teens on the autism spectrum, was highlighted by The New York Times.

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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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April 06, 2015

Inspired by daughter, Autism Speaks-funded researcher Kevin Pelphrey to discuss advances in understanding autism in girls and women

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