Skip navigation

Calls to Action

Ad Council

February 03, 2014

(New York- February 3, 2014) - Autism Speaks is bringing an autism awareness message to New York's popular Times Square, also known as the crossroads of the world, where an electronic billboard is running a public service advertisement called "Closer to Home." The ad will run once an hour from now through the end of April, autism awareness month. The "Closer to Home" campaign was in developed in partnership with the Ad Council. 

“Rosify Yourself” app launched on Facebook in commemoration of milestone anniversary

This February 18th marks The Advertising Council’s seventieth anniversary. Since 1942, the non-profit organization has been creating me

February 13, 2012

NEW YORK, February 13, 2012—This February 18th marks The Advertising Council’s seventieth anniversary. Since 1942, the non-profit organization has been creating memorable campaigns aimed at improving the lives of the American people. Ad Council icons and slogans are woven into the very fabric of American culture.

NEW YORK (March 31, 2006) - Autism Speaks and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today announced they will collaborat

April 23, 2007


NEW YORK (March 31, 2006) - Autism Speaks and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today announced they will collaborate on Autism Speaks' multi-year Ad Council public service advertising campaign and on the CDC's “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” campaign. Both campaigns stress the importance of recognizing the early signs of autism and seeking early intervention services.

Archive
Autism Speaks, Press Updates, Autism Speaks and CDC Ad Council Awareness Campaign

Autism Speaks, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness of autism and raising money to fund autism research, today a

March 20, 2006

NEW YORK (March 20, 2006) - Autism Speaks, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness of autism and raising money to fund autism research, today announced a series of special events – from an exclusive Dennis Miller comedy performance to the introduction of a new Build-A-Bear Workshop teddy bear and a nation-wide fundraising initiative with TJ Maxx – for National Autism Awareness Month in April.

Archive
Autism Speaks, Get Involved, Press Updates, Autism Awareness Month Highlights

Autism Speaks, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness of autism and raising money to fund autism research, today a

March 20, 2006

NEW YORK (March 20, 2006) - Autism Speaks, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness of autism and raising money to fund autism research, today announced a series of special events – from an exclusive Dennis Miller comedy performance to the introduction of a new Build-A-Bear Workshop teddy bear and a nation-wide fundraising initiative with TJ Maxx – for National Autism Awareness Month in April.

Archive
Autism Speaks, Get Involved, Press Updates, Autism Awareness Month Highlights
Highlights Include Launch of Second Phase of Ad Council Campaign, Fundraiser Headlined by Bill Cosby, New Video Glossary for Parents

Autism Speaks, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness of autism and raising money to fund autism research, today a

March 08, 2007

NEW YORK (March 8, 2007) - Autism Speaks, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness of autism and raising money to fund autism research, today announced a series of national initiatives and special events that will be the focus of its efforts during National Autism Awareness Month in April, from the launch of a new public service advertising campaign to partnerships with some of the nation's largest retailers.


Awareness Initiatives:

Archive
Autism Speaks, Press Updates, Autism Awareness Month Highlights and Initiatives
Ad Compares the Long Odds of a Child Becoming an Olympic Athlete with the 1 in 150 Odds of Being Diagnosed with Autism

Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism advocacy organization, and the Ad Council have created a new public service advertisement (P

July 10, 2008

Archive
Autism Speaks, Press Updates, Autism Speaks and the Ad Council Create Olympic-themed PSA in Time for Beijing Summer Games

NEW YORK, April 26, 2007 – The Advertising Council, in partnership with Autism Speaks announced today the launch of a new series

May 10, 2007


NEW YORK, April 26, 2007 – The Advertising Council, in partnership with Autism Speaks announced today the launch of a new series of public service advertisements (PSAs) designed to raise awareness about autism and to urge parents to learn the signs of this developmental disorder. (Visit our 'Learn the Signs' page to find out more about the campaign.

Archive
Autism Speaks, Press Updates, New Ad Council PSA Series Launches
April 23, 2007


Autism Speaks co-founders Bob and Suzanne Wright are profiled in an article in the August issue of Town and Country magazine entitled "Autism's Angels." In the article, the Wrights discuss their reasons for founding Autism Speaks and the organization's mission.

Archive
Autism Speaks, In the News, Town and Country Profiles Bob and Susan Wright, Other 'Autism Angels"