Autism Speaks awarded 21 new research grants totaling $2.3 million. These grants, which include the inaugural Bob and Suzanne Wright Trailblazer Awards, will advance our knowledge in the areas of gene-environment interaction, very early intervention and many other cutting edge areas of research, including adult development and medical issues throughout the lifespan.
Mt. Sinai and Autism Speaks Partner to Explore Environmental Causes of Autism
The holidays can be a hectic, stressful time for all families. This time of year can be especially overwhelming for families of individuals with autism. We have put together some tips and resources to help you ease your stress during the holidays, and enjoy this wonderful time of year! Happy Holidays from Autism Speaks!
White Castle Candle Ligthts the Way for Autism Awareness
On Tuesday, White Castle and NEST Fragrances co-hosted an event at a NYC White Castle restaurant, Martinis and Sliders, and presented Autism Speaks with a $500,000 check from the sales of the Little Candle That Could.
2010 Was an Excellent Year for Autism Insurance Reform
You've walked thousands of miles for autism awareness, shared personal stories and practical tool kits for education, lit more than 200 buildings up blue and built over a 12 thousand puzzles to support our mission. These sweeping achievements highlight the reality of autism: It isn't experienced by one individual on their own. It's something we all share together as a family. Please consider making a tax-deductible gift today or simply suggest to friends and colleagues that they include Autism Speaks in their charitable giving this holiday season. Donate now.
Your Last-Minute Shopping Still Counts!
Still have gifts on your list? Make your last-minute online shopping benefit Autism Speaks by shopping our Mall, where hundreds of e-tailers donate to Autism Speaks with each order you place. Do you have a concert-lover on your list? Tickets-for-Charity works with top performing artists to offer fantastic concert seats – at the same or better price you'll find elsewhere – while benefiting Partner Charities you select at checkout, including Autism Speaks. See Brad Paisley, U2, New Kids On The Block & more to benefit Autism Speaks! Just remember to select Autism Speaks at checkout! Happy shopping, and Happy Holidays.