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"Let It Go" — The Autism Version
This talented young lady on the spectrum did a cover of the hit song "Let It Go" from Disney's wildly popular animated movie "Frozen" — and it's so beautiful! Click to listen!
No Link Between Vaccines & ASD
After reviewing data from previous studies involving more than 1.25 million children with autism, professionals have definitively ruled out vaccines as environmental triggers for autism.
This young man has severe autism and is nonverbal. When his mom introduces him to two baby chihuahua pups, his reaction is priceless! Watch the adorableness unfold in the video below! AUT_BLOG_C1_Responsive
Julian is a young boy on the spectrum, and he had just one wish for his 8th birthday: to see Justin Timberlake in concert. So when Julian’s parents took him to the concert, he couldn’t help but shout out excitedly, “This is my present! This is my present!” The group of front of Julian and...
Autism can present itself differently in everyone on the spectrum. This video shows us a side of the spectrum that is not often promoted — but is definitely prevalent. The young man in this video has severe autism and epilepsy, is nonverbal, and frequently engages in self-injurious behavior. His propulsion to hit himself can be...
Good news for the autism community: the Autism CARES Act has been signed into law! The bill will allocate 1.3 billion dollars over the next five years to autism research, early detection, and intervention, with an emphasis on transitioning to adulthood. It will also focus on life skills, employment, housing, and transportation. With 1 in...
The National Autistic Society (NAS) in the UK was founded in 1962, and has since worked toward providing support, education, and training for people with autism in order to give them the ability to live independent, empowered lives. One of NAS's programs, called Artrack, provides special training and studio facilities to established and emerging artists on the autism spectrum. "Art benefits people with autism," says Artrack's art coordinator Darrell Hawkins. "It allows them to express themselves, and create something they can be proud of."