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January 30, 2015

Actress and Autism Speaks Board Member Holly Robinson Peete and former NFL quarterback Rodney Peete hosted the event to raise awareness and much needed funds on behalf of the 1 in 68 people diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.

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January 30, 2015

The New York Times highlighted the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) ACT that was signed into Law by President Obama on December 21st. This bill will allow tax-free savings accounts to help individuals and families cover lifetime disability expenses.

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January 30, 2015

Senior Police Officer Chuck Guhl in Indianola, Iowa, made six-year-old Eli's day when he let the boy spend the day riding around in his cruiser, stopping by the Police Academy for a tour, where he got to wear a SWAT helmet.

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January 30, 2015

Maverick Steiner, who was born with Congenital Bone Marrow Failure Syndrome and autism, was a quiet kid. Until he found golf.

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January 30, 2015

On January 29, 2015 dozens of prospective, returning and new team captains from southeastern Wisconsin attended the Milwaukee Walk Now for Autism Speaks 2015 Kickoff Party at the BMO Harris Bradley Center

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January 18, 2015

From January 16-18, over 20,000 runners and their cheering friends and families were at Disneyland in Anaheim, California for the inaugural Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend.

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January 30, 2015

It was a day that this teen will cherish for the rest of his life.

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January 30, 2015

The Atlanta Hawks on January 26th held a sensory-friendly basketball clinic for 30 kids with autism and special needs at Sensations TheraFun, a multisensory activity gym in Atlanta.

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