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April 08, 2014

(April 8, 2014) -- Last night, Lynn University in Boca Raton, Fla, hosted a screening of the documentary  "Sounding the Alarm." The Blockburger Productions film provides a poignant look inside the lives of those touched by autism.

April 07, 2014

(April 7, 2014) -- This Sunday at 4 PM The Church of the Blessed Sacrament will offer a Special Needs Mass which welcomes families with loved ones on the autism spectrum and other challenging behaviors. The church is located on 152 West 71st Street in New York City. 

If you would like to attend please RSVP to ASAP. There will also be additional special needs masses offered on May 18 and June 15th respectively.

For more information please see the flyer below:

April 06, 2014

Thousands of attendees participated in Walk Now For Autism Speaks events this weekend! Milwaukee kicked off walk weekend Saturday and we also Miami and Bronx walks on Sunday.

You can read the full recaps from each one of the walks by clicking on the links below:

April 01, 2014

(April 1, 2014) -  Today the Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the U.N., Permanent Mission of the State of Qatar to the United Nations and Autism Speaks co-hosted a panel discussion, "Autism: Awareness to Action," at the United Nations in New York. Learn more about the event here. The discussion was co-sponsored by the United States Mission to the U.N., Permanent Mission of India to the U.N, Permanent Mission of Chile to the U.N and Permanent Mission of Nigeria to the U.N.

March 29, 2014

More than 50 participants attended a conference in Modesto, Calif. on March 29th. Topics included Autism Speaks Family Services Grants, Ann Cirmele on Advocacy Strategies, Faun Hyde on Fluency, Danelle Ford on Social Skills and more! This fun community event was informative and provided a new way for Autism Speaks to connect with our families. We plan on replicating this event in other parts of the United States throughout 2014. 

March 29, 2014

Young NYC Influencers Team up with Non-Profit Autism Speaks and host charity spin classes to raise funds for emergency tool kits for families in the NYC Metro area.