Autism Advocates Ask Congress to Protect Medicaid, Call Attention to Issues Affecting 1 in 88 People Affected by Autism in the United States

Monday, February 25th, 2013

By Autism Society Bethesda, Md. (February 25, 2013) – With the sequester deadline just days away, autism advocates have strengthened their call for Congress to protect the rights of individuals with disabilities and their families. The Autism Society, the nation’s Read More

The Autism Society’s 2013 Advocacy Agenda

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

By Autism Society The Autism Society has a simple goal: To improve the lives of all living with autism.  In order to improve lives, we focus on ensuring that all individuals with autism and their families have access to the Read More

Autism Society Introduces New Business Programs

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

By Autism Society The Autism Society today kicks off two new programs that will help constituents identify all the businesses that give back to the nation’s largest and oldest grassroots autism organization. The Autism Society is pleased to introduce Autism Read More

Autism Society Matching Gift Campaign Surpasses Goal!

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

By Autism Society The Autism Society is pleased to announce its year-end fundraising goal was not only met, but surpassed! Thanks to generous donors and a match from the Board of Directors, the Autism Society has raised more than $100,000 Read More

Autism Society Responds to Approved DSM-5 Autism Definition

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

By Autism Society The American Psychiatric Association (APA) on Saturday approved a fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), signing off on a sweeping change to the definition of autism. The DSM-5 eliminates autistic disorder, Read More

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