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"The chief science officer at Autism Speaks, said...that people with autism who have a higher risk for other conditions are more likely to live in group settings and are at a greater risk of contracting COVID-19 and developing severe disease." via @NBCDFW nbcdfw.com/news/coronavir…
People like Karen are so inspiring! #PrideMonth For resources and info for LGBTQ+ identifying autistic people and their allies, head to autismspeaks.org/LGBTQ
Our latest digital resource, the Housing Roadmap for Autistic Adults, is here! Built by and for autistic adults, this Roadmap can help you decide what housing situation works best for you and what supports you may need. autismspeaks.org/roadmap/roadma…
Dave Kearon, Director of Adult Services at Autism Speaks, and Vijay Vasudevan, Associate Data Scientist at Autism Speaks share their insight on credit and debt for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities with @money_geek moneygeek.com/credit-cards/r…
Meet Xavier, the first openly autistic @WhiteHouse intern! "My parents might have thought I was destined for great things when I was younger, but even I can’t believe some of the things I’ve been able to do." - @XavierDeGroat1 autismspeaks.org/profile/meet-x…
"My diagnosis made me feel more human than ever. It meant I wasn't an alien. This was the closest to a happy ending I could imagine, as if a map had been placed in front of me with roads I had never seen before." via @thisisinsider insider.com/diagnosed-with…
We love seeing initiatives like this! via @FOX10Phoenix To help us to make the workforce more #inclusive, head to autismspeaks.org/employment fox10phoenix.com/news/new-phoen…
The US Senate is currently considering funding requests for the 2022 Fiscal Year appropriations bills. Join us in asking your US Senators to increase the federal investment in autism research. Take action: act.autismspeaks.org/site/Advocacy?… Follow @autismvotes for more advocacy updates.
Autistic people may: 👀 Not make eye contact 👋 Use gestures or notice your gestures 👧 Not make facial expressions or understand facial expressions but that does not mean that they are not listening!
We could not agree more, Joseph! #PrideMonth Explore our resources for LGBTQ+ identifying autistics and their allies, at autismspeaks.org/LGBTQ
Have you called The Autism Response Team (ART) recently? ART is an information line for the #AutismCommunity. Our team members are specially trained to provide personalized information and resources to people with autism and their families. Learn more: autismspeaks.org/autism-respons…
Are you or a loved one experiencing food insecurity due to the impact of the pandemic? Here is some helpful info and resources: English: bit.ly/3biYl49 Spanish: bit.ly/33yLK8u
Did you know that autistic people of all ages can have wandering tendencies? Our wandering prevention resources can help you develop a multifaceted safety plan for your family and care team: autismspeaks.org/wandering-prev…
"Seeking a workforce where not everyone looks the same is vital. Now, we need to make sure they think differently, too." via @bopinion bloomberg.com/opinion/articl… For more on how to make your workplace more inclusive, head to: autismspeaks.org/employment
ICYMI: Have you seen the new @Apple accessibility updates? #Inclusion apple.com/newsroom/2021/…
Have questions about #COVID19's impact on the #AutismCommunity? Read our #COVID19 impact report to learn more: act.autismspeaks.org/site/DocServer…
Let us help you access relevant autism content, specific to your age, location and level of need. 💙 Register for My Autism Guide today!guide.autismspeaks.orgGb
On May 24th, @GovRicketts signed LB 527 into law, lowering the official transition planning age from 16 to 14. To learn more about this win, follow: autismspeaks.org/advocacy-news/…
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Meet Brigid: "There is a lot of overlap between being on the autism spectrum and being a member of the LGBTAQ+ community...Just as there is no one 'right' way to be autistic, there is also not one 'right' way to be part of the LGBTAQ+ community." autismspeaks.org/blog/pride-you…
Get free shipping on all Autism Speaks E-store purchases using the code ESPEAKSHIP Offer expired 6/9 at 11:59 p.m. EST Shop with kindness at: shop.autismspeaks.org
Rock on, Andres! Rock on, Andres! njersy.co/2S2IccR
"VA Children’s is one of 20 leading autism care centers joining the national Autism Care Network, created by Autism Speaks – a leading autism research and advocacy group – to deliver the best care to families sooner." via @UVA news.virginia.edu/content/uva-ch…
The next episode of #AdultingOnTheSpectrum is here! In this episode, hosts Andrew Komarow and Eileen Lamb, speak with Mark Fleming, President of Equally Fit, a personal training studio for people with disabilities like autism. autismspeaks.org/podcast/adulti…
Atlanta! Join us for Pathways to Employment, where you'll hear autistic job seekers, students, employees, employers, and providers speak about how to create more job opportunities for autistic people. 📆 Thursday, June 24 ⏰ 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. ESTaccelevents.com/e/atlantapathw…yn
#FathersDay is on the way! Shop for Fathers and father figures in your life on Amazon using @amazonsmile at smile.amazon.com/ch/20-2329938, Amazon will donate a portion of your eligible purchases to Autism Speaks at no cost to you! #ShopWithKindness
It's #PrideMonth! In this blog, LGBTQ+ identifying autistics share what pride month means to them and advice for other members of the community. autismspeaks.org/blog/our-own-w…
John was a long-time supporter of Autism Speaks in support of his grandson, James. His memory will live on through his passion for the cause. 💙 via@APP If you or a loved one on the spectrum is grieving, here's resources to help:autismspeaks.org/grief-and-bere…r apnews.com/article/corona…K
Californians! Join us for our California Pathways to Employment event to equip, motivate, and engage, all stakeholder groups to create more employment & leadership opportunities for the autism community. 📆 Tuesday, June 22 ⏰ 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. PSTbit.ly/3ySdh3pdk
"There is an isolation piece when it comes to autism families, people are often afraid to go out with their children to be seen in public, so that's why we talk about our Autism Speaks walk." via @WCPO wcpo.com/open/mother-of…
.@LisaAWolfson shares her perspective and the lessons she learned as a parent with a high support needs son during the lockdown. autismspeaks.org/blog/toll-pand…
Meet @Rymar101 "Even before I knew I was diagnosed, I always knew I was different, feeling like an oddball among my peers. I was always wondering why I couldn’t be accepted or why I couldn’t fit in." via @VoyageATL voyageatl.com/interview/meet…
New Yorkers! Join us for our NY Pathways to Employment event with keynote speaker, Nyamusi Lee, MBA, Vice President, Global Autism At Work, JPMorgan Chase & Co. 📆 Thursday, June 3 ⏰ 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. EST accelevents.com/e/PathwaystoEm…pD
"And to any LGBTQ people living with developmental disorders, I want my message to be one of patience and optimism. You are not less queer, less beautiful, less human for feeling things differently than others." via @glaad #PrideMonth glaad.org/amp/growing-up…
It's #PrideMonth! 🏳️‍🌈 To learn more about research on the intersection of sexuality and gender identity with autism and explore our resources for LGBTQ+ identifying autistics and their allies, head tautismspeaks.org/LGBTQd2G
@autismvotes influences policy at the state and federal government levels. To do this, we work with Congress, the White House, state legislators, agencies, and regulators. Check out our 2021 Advocacy priorities at: autismspeaks.org/advocacy-prior…
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This #MemorialDay, and every day, we remember those who lost their lives in service to our country. 🇺🇸
A record number of Members of the U.S. House of Representatives have signed a letter urging leaders of the House Appropriations Committee to increase the federal investment in autism research, training and services. autismspeaks.org/advocacy-news/…
mRNA vaccines teach our cells how to make a piece of a protein, without interacting with our DNA, to trigger an immune response and build immunity to the virus that causes #COVID19. Learn about mRNA vaccines and how they work: cdc.gov/coronavirus/20…
Recent findings suggest that early intensive behavioral intervention (EIBI) programs are a promising solution for improving language outcomes in children with autism. Learn more about the findings: bit.ly/3vmbtgS
New autism diagnosis? Welcome to the community! 💖 The time following a diagnosis of autism can be overwhelming. You likely have a lot of questions and concerns about what lies ahead. We have tools to help:autismspeaks.org/newly-diagnosedT
“We have support for you. We have an autism response team that’s here for you. We have grants available here for you if you need financial assistance. We have any type of support you can think of.” via @KLTV7 Contact ART at: autismspeaks.org/autism-respons… kltv.com/2021/05/23/tyl…
A new study of South Korean families, presented as part of the International Society for Autism Research annual meeting last week, reveals higher autism stigma and less autism knowledge in those families compared with U.S. families. Learn More: autismspeaks.org/science-news/c…
Having symptoms like fever after you get a #COVID19 vaccine is normal and a sign your immune system is learning to fight the virus. Learn more about side effects after getting vaccinated: cdc.gov/coronavirus/20…
We're looking forward to a future where autistic people landing a job is common and not a news story. To join us in our employment efforts head to: bit.ly/3sfPTZG bit.ly/3wuv26H
"Getting a haircut can be very difficult for someone with autism." via @WTNH We have a toolkit to help! Check out our haircutting training guide: autismspeaks.org/tool-kit/hairc… wtnh.com/on-air/connect…
Findings will support a policy brief on autism and the criminal justice system from the International Society for Autism Research, with support from Autism Speaks VP of Services and Supports Val Paradiz, due out in 2022. Visit globalcriminaljusticesurvey.com to participate. (2/2)
A new survey from Drexel University wants input from autistic people, their caregivers and criminal justice professionals on your experiences with criminal justice interactions in the autism community. (1/2)
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