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Autism Speaks Awards $4.8 Million for New Research Projects

New York, N.Y. (January 7, 2013) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced the award of $4.8 million in funding for 14 new research projects. To date, Autism Speaks ... More...

Autism Speaks Announces Recipients of 2012 Community Grants and First-Ever Chapter Grants

(NEW YORK, N.Y., December 20, 2012) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced that it has awarded more than $1 million to advance the work of community-based organiz... More...

Autism Speaks Top 10 Autism Research Achievements of 2012

NEW YORK, N.Y. (December 19, 2012­) – Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, has released its annual list of the 10 most significant science achievements to have impacted autism during the previo... More...

Statement on Newtown, Connecticut

Our hearts go out to the families and town of Newtown, Connecticut in the wake of this heartbreaking event. Several media outlets are reporting that the shooter might have had an autism spectrum disorder. Some have also inaccurately reported that ... 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...

Autism Speaks awards $2 million grant to Delivering Scientific Innovation for Autism LLC (DELSIA) for partnership with Seaside Therapeutics to Develop Innovative Autism Treatments

New York, N.Y. (December 3, 2012) – Autism Speaks and Delivering Scientific Innovation for Autism, LLC (DELSIA), its non-profit affiliate, announced today a partnership between DELSIA and Seaside Therapeutics (Cambridge, Mass.) that aims to ... More...

Autism Speaks Co-founders Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

On Thursday, November 29, Autism Speaks Co-founders Suzanne and ... More...

Dramatic Rise in Autism Prevalence Parallels Research Explosion

(NEW YORK, N.Y., November 26, 2012) – Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer Geraldine Dawson, Ph.D. describes how the dramatic progress in autism research has paralleled increased recognition of autism’s prevalence and f... More...

Autism Speaks Shopping Guide

Whenever you have occassion to shop, choose gifts that give back through support of Autism Speaks.

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Tom Hanks, Will Ferrell, Derek Jeter, Betty White, William Shatner and Other Celebrities Lend Their Voices to “Sound Off For Autism Speaks” Fundraising Effort

NEW YORK, N.Y. (November 19, 2012) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, announced today the launch of “Sound Off For Auti... More...

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