Denim & Diamonds for Autism

ACT Today!’s annual fundraiser, Denim & Diamonds for Autism, raises much needed funds.

AFI DOCS Film Festival

This year’s AFI DOCS festival features five films which focus on the issue of disability.

Autism NOW Webinar: Autism Spectrum Disorders: An Overview in Spanish

The Autism NOW Center and the Autism Society have partnered to offer a free resource to Spanish-speaking families. Join us for this webinar, which will be offered entirely in Spanish, to learn more about autism spectrum disorders.

The Autism Society 45th National Conference and Exposition

The Autism Society is delighted to announce Temple Grandin as the Autism Society Keynote Speaker for the upcoming conference in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Join the Twitter Chat!

Please join us and the CDC for a Twitter Chat on the public health approach to autism being hosted by Dr. Coleen Boyle (@DrBoyleCDC), and the American Academy of Pediatrics (@AmerAcadPeds). Participate using hashtag #AutismPHGR

Public Health Grand Rounds – Autism Spectrum Disorder: From Numbers to Know-How

CDC’s first ever Public Health Grand Rounds on autism spectrum disorder is being held on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., EST. The event features presentations on autism etiology, surveillance, early identification and screening, and evidence-based interventions.

Autism NOW Webinar: Personal Space while Sharing a Space

Listen in to learn more about setting up boundaries, negotiating personal space, handling common issues that may arise, and enabling one’s independence through the help of others!

Autism NOW Webinar: We’ve Got the Power!

In this time of rapid change and challenges, people with autism and other developmental disabilities and their families becoming engaged in the political process has never been more important.

Autism NOW Webinar: Quality of Life Outcomes

Register for this webinar, presented by speakers from the Autism Society of America, to learn more about the factors that impact the quality of life for individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities!

Autism NOW Webinar: The Importance of Including Siblings in Family Future Planning

Join speakers from the Sibling Leadership Network to learn more about future planning for individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities and how all siblings can contribute to this process!