Your ATN@Work: A New Blog Series from Autism Speaks

Meet the parents and clinicians of the Autism Speaks ATN as they make a difference in communities across North America and the world.

Google Glass App Reads Emotions, May Benefit Some with Autism

The app allows users to identify a person(s)’s level of emotion, gender and age.

Your Dollars @ Work: Meet the Autism Response Team!

The Autism Speaks Autism Response Team is a group of 8 staff members here specially trained to connect people with autism and their families to tools and resources.

ART responds to over 3,000 phone calls and emails per month!

Autism & Anxiety: Parents Seek Help for Extreme Reaction to Loud Noise

Advice from psychologist and Autism Speaks-funded researcher Judy Reaven, of the University of Colorado School of Medicine. 

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News

Date: June 10, 2014
Autism Speaks 10,000 Genomes Program will use Google Cloud to accelerate advances in autism diagnosis, subtyping and treatment More...
Date: September 02, 2014
The New York Times highlights a senior thesis film that presents a look at the life of a non-verbal child from his point of view More...
Date: September 02, 2014
Non-Profit Founder comes out with a comic book called "Face Value Comics" which features one of the first superheroes with autism. More...
Date: August 31, 2014
Team Up! runners took to the streets of Anaheim, Calif., to show their endurance in weekend running events More...
Date: August 28, 2014
The app allows users to identify a person(s)’s level of emotion, gender and age. More...
Date: August 28, 2014
Sean breathes with the help of a large ventilator. AirMed and the Make-a-Wish Foundation helped him fly. More...
Date: August 27, 2014
Autism Speaks co-foudners Bob and Suzanne Wright sat down with Kate Brosnan on Nantucket Community Television. More...
Date: August 27, 2014
A boy with autism found on a recent trip to the movies that he can relate to a superhero from the 'Guardians of the Galaxy.' More...
Date: August 27, 2014
Alex Schneider and his brother will run in the 2nd Annual 4 Miles of Hope Race in NYC Sept. 6 More...

Research

New strategic plan emphasizes research and community outreach at 14 centers across North America. 
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Explore our research news column, expert advice blogs and science initiatives on the Autism Speaks science page.

Official Blog Posts

Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Meet the parents and clinicians of the Autism Speaks ATN as they make a difference in communities across North America and the world More...
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Blogger Liane Kupferberg Carter reflects on the experience of having an adult child with autism who continues to live at home More...
Friday, August 29, 2014
In honor of Temple Grandin's 67th Birthday, read some of the iconic self-advocate's most memorable quotes. More...
Friday, August 29, 2014
Wishing Dr. Temple Grandin a Happy 67th Birthday! More...
Friday, August 29, 2014
Advice from psychologist and Autism Speaks-funded researcher Judy Reaven, of the University of Colorado School of Medicine More...
Thursday, August 28, 2014
The Autism Speaks Autism Response Team is specially trained to connect people with autism and their families to tools and resources. More...

Family Services

Do you have any questions or are you looking for resources? Call or email our Autism Response Team between 9am and 1pm local time and we are happy to help point you in the right direction. More...
Find therapists, doctors, after school programs and other local resources in your area. Search by state or zip code. More...
There have been far too many stories in the news recently about wandering-related situations and tragedies involving children with autism. We've put together resources for parents and first responders to help. More...
Autism Speaks is excited to partner with My Job Chart, a free, easy to use online job chart and reward system for More...

Advocacy News

Date: August 26, 2014
Kaiser HeaIth News examines impact of federal directive to states to expand autism coverage More...
Date: August 20, 2014
At New Jersey event, Sen. Bob Menendez hails signing of $1.3 billion funding bill More...
Date: August 14, 2014
Successful litigation against insurers leads to state order More...
Date: August 13, 2014
In Oregon class action suit, judge rejects 'developmental disability exclusion' widely used to deny claims More...
Date: August 08, 2014
Law authorizes $1.3 billion in new federal funding for autism More...