Autism Shines Gala to raise funds for Autism Society of Alabama

Birmingham, Ala. — The Autism Society of Alabama board of directors will be hosting the annual Autism Shines Gala to raise funds for the benefit of individuals with autism in Alabama. The fundraiser, which was formerly known as the FROG Affair, will be holding silent auction of items that include several artworks and numerous paintings […]

John Elder Robison Leaves Autism Speaks Amid Controversy

Author John Elder Robison has resigned his post as a member of the Science and Treatment boards for Autism Speaks. The author of such books as Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger’s and Raising Cubby states that he cannot support the organization due to their tendency to portray autism in ways that […]

Press Release – National School Transportation Association (NTSA) and the Autism Society to Provide School Bus Contractors Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Training and Information

Bethesda, Md. (June 27, 2015) – The National School Transportation Association and the Autism Society today announced a partnership whereby school bus contracted staff will receive information about autism spectrum disorder, signs for early detection, and ways to communicate this information to appropriate caregivers and parents for effective intervention. This partnership is both essential and […]