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Major League Baseball Announces League-Wide Awareness Effort During Autism Awareness Month

All 30 Clubs to Select One Home Game to Support the Initiative ... More...

The World Shines a Bright Blue Light to Raise Autism Awareness

NEW YORK, N.Y. (April 2, 2014) – Today, Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, is celebrating its fifth annual international Light It Up Blue Autism Awareness Day campaign... More...

Sesame Workshop Joins Forces with Autism Speaks to Develop Autism Initiative

April 2, 2014 (New York, NY) – Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization behind Sesame Street, announced today that it is joining forces with ... More...

Toys“R”Us® Commemorates Autism Awareness Month

WAYNE, NJ (April 1, 2014) – Toys“R”Us® today announced that, as part of its ongoing support of the special needs community and to commemorate A... More...

World Autism Awareness Day Message from Ban Ki-moon

Watch United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's message for the seventh annual World Autism Awareness Day, April 2, 2014.

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Avonte Oquendo's Mother Warned School of his Tendency to Run

(March 27, 2014) -- Vanessa Fontaine, the mother of 14-year-old, Avonte Oquendo, had told her son's teacher that Avonte was a 'runner' who might leave the school building. The note letter was never shared with school a... More...

Light Up The Blues Concert Featuring Crosby, Stills & Nash, John Mayer and Other Stars Sells Out

(March 20, 2014) Los Angeles, Calif -  The 2nd Light Up The Blues concert to benefit Autism Speaks, hosted by Kristen and Stephen Stills, has sold out. The concert, which features musicia... More...

Autism Speaks, The Home Depot and Philips Team Up To Shine a Light On World Autism Awareness Day

NEW YORK, N.Y. (March 17, 2014) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, The Home Depot and ... More...

Autism Speaks Receives $3 Million Gift from The Gordon and Llura Gund Foundations

NEW YORK, N.Y. (March 3, 2014) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced that The Gordon & Llura Gund Foundation and The Gordon & Llura Gund 93 Foundation have donated a comb... More...

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