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Autismspeaks.org: Game On for Autism Speaks

Autismspeaks.org: Game On for Autism Speaks

Hey streamers, looking for a way to go live AND support a great cause?! “Game On” for Autism Speaks is a fundraising initiative for streamers on Twitch, Youtube, Mixer and more! Your quest is to level up autism awareness and unlock understanding and acceptance.

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Autismspeaks.org: What Causes Autism?

Autismspeaks.org: What Causes Autism?

One of the most common questions asked after a diagnosis of autism, is what caused the disorder.

We know that there’s no one cause of autism. Research suggests that autism develops from a combination of genetic and nongenetic, or environmental, influences.

These influences appear to increase the risk that a child will develop

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Autismspeaks.org: North Dakota becomes 48th state to require autism insurance coverage

Autismspeaks.org: North Dakota becomes 48th state to require autism insurance coverage

July 11, 2018

This morning, North Dakota became the 48th state to require autism insurance coverage. North Dakota Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread announced that all state-regulated plans that have mental health coverage will be required to cover treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Bulletin 2018-1 issued by the North

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Autismspeaks.org: How Taylor Swift helped my son with autism get a service dog

Autismspeaks.org: How Taylor Swift helped my son with autism get a service dog

This guest post is written by Allison Hill. Allison has her Master’s in Special Education and Elementary Education and is passionate about sharing her faith and hope with other autism parents through her blog. Allison’s youngest son, Jacob, was diagnosed with autism at 15 months and currently attends ABA full-time.

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Autismspeaks.org: Autism Research Series – 'Discovery to Solutions' – in six cities this summer

Autismspeaks.org: Autism Research Series – 'Discovery to Solutions' – in six cities this summer

Autism Speaks invites community members to local presentations on new advances in autism research, featuring Chief Science Officer Tom Frazier and local autism scientists

May 31, 2018

Autism Speaks invites the public to free local presentations of its “Autism Research Series: Discovery to Solutions,” featuring Chief Science Officer

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Autismspeaks.org: Congressional Briefing on Law Enforcement Interactions with the Autism

Autismspeaks.org: Congressional Briefing on Law Enforcement Interactions with the Autism

May 01, 2018

On Thursday, April 26th, Autism Speaks hosted a briefing in coordination with the Congressional Coalition on Autism Research and Education to highlight challenges and opportunities to improve law enforcement interactions with the autism community. Youth and young adults with autism frequently experience interactions with law enforcement

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Autismspeaks.org: IACC announces top autism research advances of 2017

Autismspeaks.org: IACC announces top autism research advances of 2017

The U.S. Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee annual list of top 20 studies includes 8 funded by Autism Speaks and/or its Autism Treatment Network

April 30, 2018

The Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) has published its annual list of the past year’s highlights in autism research – 2017 IACC Summary of Advances in

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Autismspeaks.org: Elected Officials Light It Up Blue for World Autism Month!

Autismspeaks.org: Elected Officials Light It Up Blue for World Autism Month!

April 24, 2018

Public officials at the local, state, and federal level have been “Lighting It Up Blue” throughout April to increase awareness and acceptance of autism spectrum disorders. Autism Speaks appreciates the support of every “Light It Up Blue” champion who has celebrated World Autism Month and looks

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Autismspeaks.org: Lovesac Partners with Autism Speaks

Autismspeaks.org: Lovesac Partners with Autism Speaks

Lovesac launches ‘Share The Comfort’ campaign aimed at enhancing the lives of people affected by autism spectrum disorder

April 20, 2018

Lovesac, the Connecticut-based, fast growing home furnishing brand, is partnering with Autism Speaks to increase understanding and acceptance of people with autism, while adding a little extra comfort to

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