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Autism Speaks Founders: 'Medical Associations Don't Really Have A Handle On It... Families Are Left To Struggle'

HuffPost Live | Alison Zaslav | Posted 04.01.2014 | Home

Autism Awareness Month is here and Bob and Suzanne Wright, the founders of the leading advocacy organization Autism Speaks, joined HuffPost to discuss...

Avonte Oquendo Was Our Son and Now He Must Be Our Hope

Laura Rossi Totten | Posted 03.29.2014 | Parents
Laura Rossi Totten

Now more than ever, special needs parents everywhere want to take action because Avonte was our son, our child, our brother and now is our hope.

Time for Autism Speaks to Zip It?

Michele Somerville | Posted 03.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Michele Somerville

My son Jack, a young man with Asperger's, a "disorder" on the autism spectrum, was about 13 when Dr. Wang, a Chinese medicine practitioner he sees for...

Autism Fantasy, Autism Reality

Todd Drezner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Todd Drezner

Yes, autistic people face challenges, some of them severe, but to present their lives as nothing more than unrelenting tragedy and despair is simply dishonest.

A Reminder to Autism Speaks on Vaccine Research Promises

Kim Stagliano | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Stagliano

God almighty, we're aware already! When your two year old can't speak, you know "the signs." We need immediate answers for the kids who are here and growing older every day.