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New grant program provides funding for scholarships for swimming and water safety lessons for individuals with autism

February 12, 2014

NEW YORK, NY (February 12, 2014) – Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced the establishment of the Autism Speaks Scholarship Fund for Swimming and Water Safety. The new grant program provides funding for eligible local service providers to offer scholarships for swimming and water safety lessons to individuals with autism.

Alpha Xi Delta chapters and alumnae associations have participated in numerous awareness and fundraising initiatives across the country

February 10, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS, IND. (February 10, 2014)– Alpha Xi Delta Fraternity is excited to announce we have raised more than $2,000,000 for our philanthropic partner, Autism Speaks. Alpha Xi Delta partnered with Autism Speaks in 2009 to help raise funds and awareness for those affected by autism spectrum disorders. Since then, Alpha Xi Delta chapters and alumnae associations have participated in numerous awareness and fundraising initiatives in their local communities and at our host institutions across the country.

New program will provide resources, raise awareness and enhance education of the dangers of wandering

New program will provide resources, raise awareness and enhance education of the dangers of wandering

January 23, 2014

NEW YORK, N.Y. (January 23, 2014) — Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children today have formed a partnership to address autism wandering incidents.

Attendees at Autism Speaks conference invited to complementary day-long workshop at Googleplex

Autism Speaks’ and partner Google Inc., announce the addition of a complementary, day-long “Equipping Entrepreneurs” workshop

January 14, 2014

NEW YORK, N.Y. (January 14, 2014) – This year’s Autism Investment Conference just became more exciting and cutting edge. Today, Autism Speaks’ and partner Google Inc., announced the addition of a complementary, day-long “Equipping Entrepreneurs” workshop for all registrants that is being offered by Google Inc.

Screening of Blockburger Productions’ “Sounding the Alarm” on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 5PM ET at the Starr Center Focuses on the Growing Impact of Autism

Autism Speaks and Massachusetts General Hospital’s Lurie Center for Autism will host the premiere screening of “Sounding the Alarm”

January 06, 2014

Latest Funding Invests in Potential Treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorder, Early Access to Care and Research into Environmental Risk Factors

Autism Speaks announced the award of nearly $2.7 million for the funding of 13 new research projects over the next three years.

January 06, 2014

NEW YORK, N.Y. (January 6, 2014) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced the award of nearly $2.7 million for the funding of 13 new research projects over the next three years. These grants will address Autism Speaks’ Early Access to Care initiative to reduce the average age of diagnosis and increase access to high-quality early intervention for all children affected by autism spectrum disorders (ASD).

Distinction caps off an unprecedented year of action in support of the autism community

Distinction caps off an unprecedented year of action in support of the autism community

December 20, 2013

NEW YORK, N.Y. (December 20, 2013) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced that it has been named a recommended, high-impact nonprofit in a Philanthropedia survey of leading experts. The recognition comes on the heels of an unprecedented year of action across each pillar of Autism Speaks’ mission to support the one in 88 individuals and families affected by autism spectrum disorder. 

December 19, 2013

NEW YORK, N.Y. (December 20, 2013) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced that it has been named a recommended, high-impact nonprofit in a Philanthropedia survey of leading experts.