The Autism Society and Nationwide Affiliate Network Host Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

On Thursday, February 26, 2015, the Autism Society board, affiliate leaders, partners and friends held its annual Day on the Hill-The Autism Society at 50: Understanding Our Past, Celebrating Our Present, Launching Our Future in Washington, D.C. This critical day Read More

February Autism Matters: Advocacy Update – Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

Now that the Stephen Beck, Jr. ABLE Act has been signed into law, the most frequent question families have is, “When can we create an ABLE Account for our family member with autism spectrum disorder?” The answer is, “Not yet.” Read More

Autism Society Statement on Vaccines

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Individuals living with autism need help today. There is a clear and present need for the government, scientific, medical and autism communities to probe further into all possible environmental causes of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in a fair, unbiased and Read More

January Autism Matters: CEO’s Message

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

By Scott Badesch, Autism Society President/CEO Receiving an autism diagnosis for a child can be an overwhelming revelation for a parent. Back in 1965, parents were often told to institutionalize their children upon receiving a diagnosis. Unfortunately, without the much-needed Read More

Closing the Book on 2014 – Autism in Review

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

By: Scott Badesch, Autism Society President/CEO  As we prepare to launch our 50th year of helping all people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), we at the Autism Society are examining the events that shaped the autism community over the past Read More

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