Initiatives

En Español Lowering the average age of diagnosis and increasing access to early intervention for all children Autism Speaks Early Access to Care initiative seeks to reduce the average age of diagnosis and increase access to high-quality More...
Autism Speaks Global Autism Public Health Initiative seeks to partner with communities worldwide to increase  awareness and access to autism services    Table of Contents  GAPH Goals GAPH Regional Partnerships Global Autism More...
The role of environmental factors in the development of autism is a crucial area of study. We know that genetics strongly influence the risk for developing autism spectrum disorder (ASD). However, genetics alone do not account for all instances of More...
Autism Speaks funds genetic and genomic research that can lead to improved diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder   In recent years, research has greatly advanced our understanding of the genetics and genomics of brain development More...
Autism Speaks High Risk Baby Siblings Research Consortium (BSRC) brings together research groups from around the world with the mission of discovering the earliest predictors of autism. This work not only advances understanding of how autism More...
  Autism Speaks Toddler Treatment Network supports a consortium of research sites studying behavioral interventions appropriate for children under 18 months of age.  Learn more about an upcoming scientific conference on toddler More...
Translational research takes basic scientific discoveries and translates them into effective treatments and tools that improve quality of life. It’s commonly dubbed “bench to bedside” research, referring to the scientist’s More...