Today 1 in 54 children in the US is diagnosed with autism.*
What Makes Us Unique
Autism Speaks' effort fuel innovative research and critical lifelong supports and services.
How We Help
Autism Speaks has funded nearly $150M, primarily in scientific grants, resulting in an additional $396M of publicly-sourced autism-related funding.
*Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) prevalence estimates are for 4 years prior to the report date (e.g. 2016 figures are from 2012)
Navigating A New Autism Diagnosis: A Three Part Series
Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
This is a three-part series designed for families, care providers and others seeking information on how to best navigate a new autism diagnosis. You will hear from parents, topic experts, self-advocates and members of the autism community who will share their personal experiences. During these challenging times, Autism Speaks has made it a priority to ensure access to reliable information, resources and support..
Participants will benefit from expert speakers with a focus on a new diagnosis and evidence-based practices.
Participants will access new resources and tools to help make decisions for their child.
Participants will learn strategies and practical advice on the importance of advocating for their child.