Autism Speaks' Chief Science Officer, Geraldine Dawson,as been named a “Rock Star of Science” by Geoffrey Beene Gives Back® and GQ Magazine, who joined forces, along with the Entertainment Industry Foundation/SU2C, to bring together eight celebrity musicians--rock icon Debbie Harry (Blondie), Bret Michaels, Timbaland, Keri Hilson, Heart (Anne and Nancy Wilson), Jay Sean and B.o.B -- and seventeen of the nation's top medical researchers, including Dr. Dawson as well as two Nobel Laureates.
Thanksgiving is here! This holiday can be stressful and overwhelming for anyone, but particularly for individuals with autism and their families. This is the perfect time of year to let your loved ones with autism know how thankful you are for all of the blessings they bring to your life. We hope our resources and tips help increase your family's enjoyment during this Thanksgiving holiday. May your Thanksgiving be filled with lots of family, lots of food, and lots of fun!
Team Up With Autism Speaks has an Outstanding Year
Members of Team Up with Autism Speaks had an incredible year, logging over seven thousand miles in endurance events to raise more than $776,583 for Autism Speaks. Meet some Team Up members and learn about their commitment to the cause and to their children, brothers, sisters, neighbors and friends affected by autism.