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Expedited Funding and Research Will Study Differences in DSM-IV and Proposed DSM-5; Suzanne and Bob Wright Trailblazer Grant Seeks to Improve Quality of Life for Those Hypersensitive to Noise; and Environmental Health Study will Evaluate Impact of Flame Retardants on Immune System

Autism Speaks announced the award of new research grants totaling $1.1 million in funding to support high priority studies. “Suzanne an

March 14, 2012

New York, N.Y. (March 26, 2012) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced the award of new research grants totaling $1.1 million in funding to support high priority studies. “Suzanne and I are extraordinarily proud of Autism Speaks’ continued funding for novel research projects which have tremendous potential to open new avenues to understanding autism,” said Autism Speaks Co-founder Bob Wright.

Pharmaceutical Companies, Advocacy Organizations, and Universities Join Forces to Discover New Drugs and Assess Novel Treatment Approaches for Autism

An international consortium of scientists, led by Roche, King’s College London, and Autism Speaks, is collaborating on one of the larg

March 13, 2012

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An international consortium of scientists, led by Roche, King’s College London, and Autism Speaks,  is collaborating on one of the largest ever academic-industry research projects to find new methods for the development of drugs for autism spectrum disorder (ASD).  

European Autism Interventions – A Multicentre Study for Developing New Medications(EU-AIMS) is the largest single grant for autism research in the world and the largest for the study of any mental health disorder in Europe. 

“Rosify Yourself” app launched on Facebook in commemoration of milestone anniversary

This February 18th marks The Advertising Council’s seventieth anniversary. Since 1942, the non-profit organization has been creating me

February 13, 2012

NEW YORK, February 13, 2012—This February 18th marks The Advertising Council’s seventieth anniversary. Since 1942, the non-profit organization has been creating memorable campaigns aimed at improving the lives of the American people. Ad Council icons and slogans are woven into the very fabric of American culture.

Autism Speak announced its third annual Autism Speaks Baker Summer Camp Program, which will offer scholarship funds to camps of up to $

January 25, 2012

New York, N.Y. (January 25, 2012) -- Autism Speaks, the world's largest autism science and advocacy organization, today announced its third annual Autism Speaks Baker Summer Camp Program, which will offer scholarship funds to camps of up to $5,000 for children and young adults with autism to attend a summer camp.

53 Community Organizations Across 2 Countries Benefit

Autism Speaks announced the award of over $1 million in grants to directly support the innovative work of autism service providers.

January 24, 2012

NEW YORK, NY (January 24, 2012) – Autism Speaks, the world's largest autism advocacy organization, today announced the award of over $1 million in grants to directly support the innovative work of autism service providers in dozens of communities across the United States and Canada. The awards raise the total amount of Family Services Community Grants awarded by Autism Speaks to $2.9 million in the United States and over $1 million in Canada.

Autism Speaks has been awarded a $75,000 grant from QBE the Americas to develop a new Employment Tool Kit, which will highlight the val

December 19, 2011
NEW YORK, N.Y. (December 19, 2011) – Autism Speaks, the world’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, has been awarded a $75,000 grant from QBE the Americas to develop a new Employment Tool Kit, which will highlight the valuable contributions people with autism can provide to potential employers, including businesses, non-profit groups and government agencies.

Autism Speaks announced that it has been selected as the national official philanthropy of Theta Delta Chi, one of the nation’s oldest

December 14, 2011

NEW YORK, N.Y. (December 14, 2011) – Autism Speaks, the world’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, today announced that it has been selected as the national official philanthropy of Theta Delta Chi, one of the nation’s oldest college fraternities.

Where did my money go?

Autism Speaks is enormously thankful to our many donors – individuals, families, corporations, and foundations – that combined contributed in excess of $50 million in 2010.   As shown in the chart below, seventy percent of those dollars went directly to fund Autism Speaks’ program services composed of its four core mission areas: science, awareness, family services and advocacy. 

Site Features Dynamic New Tools and Features to Access, Share and Act On Important Autism News and Information

Autism Speaks launched a redesigned, dynamic website, AutismSpeaks.org, that enables those impacted by autism – or just interested in l

June 16, 2011

NEW YORK, N.Y. (JUNE 16, 2011) – Autism Speaks – North America’s largest autism science and advocacy organization – today launched a redesigned, dynamic website, AutismSpeaks.org, that enables those impacted by autism – or just interested in learning more about the disorder – to easily access, share and utilize autism-related news, actionable information, resources and ideas.