Grants

Autism Speaks Awards Over $1 Million in Family Services Community Grants in U.S., Canada

NEW YORK, NY (January 24, 2012) – Autism Speaks, the world's largest autism advocacy organization, today announced the award of over $1 million in grants to directly support the innovative work of autism service providers in dozens of co... More...

Autism Speaks Awards Nearly $1.8 Million in Autism Treatment Study Grants

Autism Speaks is pleased to announce $1,783,000 in new funding for ten outstanding autism-treatment resear... More...

Baker Summer Camp Grants 2010

Autism Speaks awarded scholarships to more than 330 campers at 51 camps across the country through the Autism Speaks Baker Summer Camp Scholarship Program. All camps in the U.S. that provide a summer program to financially disadvantaged individual... More...

Paternal Age and Autism Associated in Family-Based Sample

A recent article by Abraham Reichenberg and co-workers based on Israeli births in the 1980's reported a significant association between paternal age at birth and a child's risk for developing autism. The study reporte... More...

Autism Speaks' ITA Initiative Announces $400,000 in New Research Grants

The Autism Speaks' Innovative Technology for Autism (ITA) Initiative has awarded more than $400,000 in new research grants to develop innovative assistive, educational, therapeutic, and diagnostic technologies for persons with autism. ITA was crea... More...

Autism Speaks Announces $3.6 Million in Grants Focusing on Environmental Factors and Autism

In March of 2008, Autism Speaks released a Request For Applications that solicited proposals for projects that focused on studying environmental contributions to autism, with a special emphasis on environmental factors and their interaction with g... More...

Autism Genome Project Researchers Spearhead New Genetics Discovery

Researchers have found that different genes may be responsible for causing autism in boys than in girls. The findings also support the notion that multiple genes contribute to autism spectrum disorder.

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