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Indianapolis, IN – Alpha Xi Delta Fraternity is excited to announce we have raised more than $1,000,000 for our philanthropic partner,

November 14, 2012

Indianapolis, IN – Alpha Xi Delta Fraternity is excited to announce we have raised more than $1,000,000 for our philanthropic partner, Autism Speaks

Data from 383 New AGRE Families will help to Accelerate Autism Research

Autism Speaks is proud to announce the release of biological and clinical data from 383 new families participating in Autism Speaks Aut

November 08, 2012

New York, N.Y. (November 8, 2012) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, is proud to announce the release of biological and clinical data from 383 new families participating in Autism Speaks Autism Genetic Resource Exchange (AGRE) to researchers. AGRE is a resource for scientists that is comprised of clinical and biological data from families who have two or more children on the autism spectrum.

October 29, 2012

Due to Hurricane Sandy many of our East Coast offices are closed on Wednesday, October 31. We will do our best to respond to the calls and emails from our families in the Northeast and Southeast, but this will be dependent upon whether or not we have power. In some cases it may take several days for us to respond to your request. We apologize for any inconvenience, and we hope that you and your family remain safe.

Autism Speaks has named Stuart Savitz, a Chicago-based attorney and parent of a child with autism, to its board of directors. The annou

October 29, 2012

New York, N.Y. (October 29, 2012) – Autism Speaks, the nation’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, has named Stuart Savitz, a Chicago-based attorney and parent of a child with autism, to its board of directors. The announcement was made by Autism Speaks Co-founder and Chairman of the Board Bob Wright at a recent board meeting.

Achieves significant gains in social interaction and brain activity associated with response to social cues

The Early Start Denver Model, a comprehensive behavioral early intervention program that is appropriate for children with autism spectr

October 26, 2012

(NEW YORK, N.Y., October 26, 2012) – The Early Start Denver Model (ESDM), a comprehensive behavioral early intervention program that is appropriate for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) as young as 12 months, has been found to be effective in improving social skills and brain responses to social cues in a randomized controlled study published online today in the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

DELSIA, an independent not-for-profit affiliate of Autism Speaks, will focus on accelerating the translation of scientific breakthroughs into products that will improve quality of life and health for those affected by autism

Autism Speaks announced the formation of Delivering Scientific Innovation for Autism (DELSIA) an independent not-for-profit affiliate o

October 25, 2012

NEW YORK, N.Y. (October 25, 2012) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced the formation of Delivering Scientific Innovation for Autism (DELSIA) an independent not-for-profit affiliate of Autism Speaks that will work directly with for-profit sector partners to stimulate the conversion of scientific research from the lab into products needed by both the autism and medical communities, more rapidly and effectively.

AutismSpeaks.org Will Feature Month-long Series of Live Expert Chats, Blog Posts and News Stories on Different Employment Topics;

To kick off National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Autism Speaks today released a summary of an intensive two-day think tank t

October 02, 2012

Many adults with autism unemployed or underemployed, think tank report offers solutions

Grants include a Suzanne and Bob Wright Trailblazer Award to study the multi-generation effects of medications taken during pregnancy

Autism Speaks today announced the awarding of new research grants totaling nearly $5 million.

September 27, 2012

New York, N.Y. (September 27, 2012) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced the awarding of new research grants totaling nearly $5 million. “Autism Speaks is committed to continuing our research which has tremendous potential to increase our understanding of autism and addressing the needs of individuals with autism,” said Autism Speaks Co-founder Bob Wright, “and we are grateful to the donors who make this research possible.”