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In this post, in honor of National Family Caregivers Month, blogger and mom of seven Lisa Smith shares a list of the things that help her to be the best caregiver she can be in hopes that it might encourage others to be the best caregiver they can be.

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Scott Monette, inspired by his son Matthew, has started a business dedicated to creating employment for people on the spectrum and others with disabilities. In this post, Scott offers up ideas on what you can do to help adults with autism find the jobs that they deserve.

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Advice from our Autism Speaks community on the best ways to make this year's Halloween a successful and fun event!

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The Theta Delta Chi program pairs “little bros,” who are young men on the autism spectrum, with “big bros” mentors from the fraternity.

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In celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Autism Speaks is sharing 12 steps to help young adults and adults with autism find employment. Visit TheSpectrumCareers.com for a list of job opportunities.

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"People would bully or tease me at a younger age because with being on the spectrum I would say or do things out of the ordinary, have wig out moments from loud noises, have a hard time understanding jokes/sarcasm (which I still struggle with to this day) and some of those things I did were considered “different” from everyone else."

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Nish Parikh, founder and CEO of WebTerm Corporation, the company that worked with Autism Speaks to develop TheSpectrumCareers.com, shares what a positive impact the online jobs portal has had on workers with autism.

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