(October 20, 2014) – Autism Speaks co-Founder Bob Wright appeared on Bloomberg TV’s “Taking Stock with Pimm Fox” where he discussed the MSSNG genome program - a groundbreaking collaboration between Autism Speaks and Google to transform genomic research on autism spectrum disorders. In his role as former chairman of NBC Universal, Mr. Wright also discussed why streaming services could be game-changers in the broadcasting and cable industries. Watch his full interview below:
Autism Speaks has once again teamed up with Sevenly to create custom designed t-shirts to spread awareness about autism. The campaign runs October 20th to the 27th. Grab your favorite shirt now before they're gone! Your support will help provide communication tools to individuals with autism and give the most precious thing: the gift of communication.
More than 3,000 of attendees and 200 Volunteers participated in 11th Annual Walk Now for Autism Speaks 5K Walk and Autism Resource Fair. Read more.
A New York Times article written by Judith Newman about the relationship between her 13-year-old son with autism, Gus and Apple's iPhone digital assistant Siri.
(October 17, 2014) -- A tech startup called SPEAK MODalities received top honors at the 2014 International GAIN-TEN Business Pitch Challenge this week for commercializing an iPad app that helps children who are nonverbal communicate.
(October 18, 2014) - On Saturday, the Autism Speaks Chicagoland Chapter hosted their 2nd annual Early Access to Care one-day screening event in the south side of Chicago. The volunteer driven event was led by Chapter Board Chair Laurie Chern and sponsored by Deb and Ahmad Islam, founders of Gabriel’s Horn.
(October 17, 2014) - Autism Speaks is currently accepting entries for our annual Walk Now for Autism Speaks t-shirt artwork contest. Winning concept artwork will be used on the 2015 Walk Now for Autism Speaks participant T-shirts and select promotional and recognition items to convey the energy, purpose, and passion of Walk Now for Autism Speaks and the more than 400,000 people who raise funds and walk for change.