Autism Society Statement On Linkage Between Autism and Planned Violence

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

Last week, nine people lost their lives and nine were injured due to the acts of a lone gunman in Oregon. Our thoughts are with those impacted by the horrific shooting. Some media are reporting the shooter was on the autism spectrum. Read More

Scott’s Message: Renewing Our Commitment to Inclusive Employment

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month! Across the country, the Autism Society and our nationwide network of affiliates will be working to trumpet success stories of people with disabilities thriving in the workplace. From engineers to animal caretakers and Read More

Help Sesame Street Highlight Amazing in All Children

Monday, September 28th, 2015

The Autism Society is joining with Sesame Street to collect stories for a new initiative, “Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children”. “See Amazing in All Children” was created in response to families hoping to share their stories and Read More

Message from Autism Society San Francisco Bay Area Regarding Sunnyvale “Public Nuisance” Lawsuit

Monday, September 21st, 2015

Dear autism community, Recent news reports from the San Francisco Bay Area have drawn attention to a controversial lawsuit. In the suit, former neighbors of a local autism family are attempting to designate a boy with autism a “public nuisance,” Read More

Increase Accountability in ESEA Now!

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Both the House and Senate are working to finalize a bill to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (“ESEA”). The Every Child Achieves Act (ECAA, S.1177) passed the Senate and the Student Success Act (H.R. 5) passed the House Read More

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