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Focus on South Florida: Autism Speaks

Autism Spectrum Disorder is the fastest-growing serious developmental disability in the U.S. “Autism Speaks” is a national autism advocacy organization that sponsors autism research and conducts awareness and outreach activities aimed at families, We focus on the work it does, its signature fundraiser, and how you can be a part of it. 11 more words

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Minuteman Speaks Up For Autism Awareness

The Minuteman has been many things during his 100-plus years in town: Santa Claus. Easter bunny. Anti-war protester.

Today, however, may be the 1st time he’s an advocate for autism awareness. 23 more words


Autism Speaks Alters Position On Vaccines

Original post from Disability Scoop

‘………By MICHELLE DIAMENT  February 9, 2015

Amid concerns about measles, the nation’s largest autism advocacy group has updated its stance on vaccines and autism, but remains mum on whether it will fund further studies on the issue. 422 more words


Becoming an individual -Watching my ASD kid bloom and grow

If there is anything I would fight to the death for it is my right to be my own person.

I am thankful to have parents that have stood back and allowed me to walk my own path, even if they stood brimming with trepidation and worry through much of my teenage years. 645 more words

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Westfield Connecticut Shopping Centers host Easter Bunny visits for children with Autism

(WTNH) – Connecticut’s Westfield Shopping Centers have partnered up with Autism Speaks to host visits with the Easter Bunny for children with Autism and other special needs. 190 more words

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Friends Don't Let Friends Light It Up Blue

What a perfect sentiment.  Friends don’t let friends Light It Up Blue.  I saw this quote today on the Thinking Person’s Guide To Autism Facebook page… 927 more words