Autism Speaks is pleased to announce that we have redesigned the way you can search for the scientific research grants we have funded! Please click on the link below to be redirected to our online Science Grants Search. We hope you find this to be an easy-to-use and valuable resource in sharing our science research investments with the autism community.
Autism Speaks supports global biomedical research into the diagnosis, causes, prevention, and treatment of autism or its disabling symptoms. Our mission is to improve the future for all who struggle with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). In support of that mission we provide funding along the entire research continuum - from discovery to development to dissemination - for innovative projects that hold considerable promise for significantly improving the lives of those affected by autism.
Autism Speaks' Autism Treatment Network (AS-ATN) is a collaboration of treatment and research centers dedicated to improving medical care for children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). AS-ATN sites are selected through a competitive grant application process and currently are funded for up to three years.
Program focuses on helping educators speak to parents about child development issues
NEW YORK, September 24, 2008 – Autism Speaks, in partnership with the Ad Council, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevent
September 24, 2008
NEW YORK, September 24, 2008 – Autism Speaks, in partnership with the Ad Council, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced today the launch of a new, groundbreaking educational tool kit, Talking to Parents About Autism, designed to promote early intervention and encourage educators to speak to a child's parents if they suspect a developmental delay. This is the first program to provide teachers with tools to prepare to begin this critical dialogue.