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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 h... More...

Stuart Savitz Named to Autism Speaks Board of Directors

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 dir... More...

Early Intervention Improves Social Skills and Brain Activity in Preschoolers with Autism, Study Finds

(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 ... More...

Autism Speaks Creates Delivering Scientific Innovation for Autism (DELSIA) to accelerate development of products from autism research

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) ... More...

Autism Speaks Releases New Employment Think Tank Report as National Disability Employment Awareness Month Begins

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

White Castle Sets Fundraising Record

White Castle team members and Cravers everywhere set a fundraising record of $500,100 by selling puzzle pieces from July 22nd through August 18th. That raises the total that White Castle has donated to Autism Speaks to $1.3 million over the last 3... More...

Autism Speaks Awards Nearly $5 Million to Fund Research on Autism Spectrum Disorders

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 con... More...

Autism Speaks Issues Request for Applications for First Family Service Chapter Grants

NEW YORK, N.Y. (September 12, 2012) – In an effort to increase its impact at the local level, Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today issued a request for applications fo... More...

Gap, Inc. Honors Autism Speaks Volunteer

Autism Speaks volunteer Karen Barbarics was honored by Gap, Inc. with the Fisher Award for Community Service. The Fisher Award, named for Gap, Inc. Founders Don and Doris Fisher, is awarded once a year to employees who demonstrate the Fishers&rsqu... More...

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