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April 2012

Avoiding Environmental Hazards During Pregnancy

This week’s “Got Questions?” answer is from Autism Speaks Director of Research for Environmental Sciences Alycia Halladay, Ph.D.

I’m pregnant. What can I do to avoid “environmental” risks?

NBA Celebrates World Autism Awareness Day

The NBA lent it support to raising autism awareness on the eve of World Autism Awareness Day as the announcers and coaches for the games broadast by ABC on April 1 wore the Autism Speaks puzzle pin. During the game between the Chicago Bulls and the Oklahoma City Thunder, announcer Mike Tirico explained the presence of the pin and and spoke about autism awareness month. Check out the photos below.