Global Autism Public Health

Autism Speaks Sponsors World Health Organization Conference on ASD

The World Health Organization (WHO) is holding a three-day conference to i... More...

Public Invited to NY Symposium on Global Childhood Disability

On September 25, UNICEF and Columbia University’s dep... More...

Autism Researchers, Practitioners and Families Meet in Galway, Ireland

Autism Speaks is pleased to be a co-organizer ... More...

WHO Adopts Autism Resolution

On May 30, the executive board of the World Health Assembly adopt... More...

Autism Speaks Applauds the Unanimous Passage of a New UN Resolution on Autism

On December 12, 2012, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) unanimously passed a new resolution calling on governments to take urgent action to improve access to long-term healthcare, education, training and intervention programs for persons ... More...

U.N. Passes Unanimous Resolution Expressing 'Deep Concern' Over Long-Term Challenges for Persons with Autism, Developmental Disorders

NEW YORK, N.Y. (December 12, 2012) – Today the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) unanimously passed a new resolution calling on governments to take urgent action to improve access to long-term healthcare, education, training and interve... More...

First Lady of Albania Attends Opening of New Autism Support Center in Tirana

TIRANA, ALBANIA (November 30, 2011) – Liri Berisha, M.D., president of the Albanian Children Foundation (ACF), and her husband Prime Minister Sali Berisha joined representatives of Autism Speaks today to celebrate the opening of the Albanian... More...

Dhaka Declaration on Autism Spectrum Disorders and Developmental Disabilities 25 July 2011

We, as a group of leaders, policy makers, health actors and advocates, civil society representatives, family and service user representatives, and other stakeholders from South Asia and South East Asia, convened in Dhaka, Bangladesh to attend a Co... More...

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