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Father Runs Marathon Blindfolded for Daughter who is Blind and has Autism

(May 5, 2014) -- Mike Bruno, volleyball coach at Point Park Universtiy in Pittsburgh, ran the Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon on Sunday in honor of his 8-year-old daughter Cassie, who has autism and is blind. Mi... More...

Super Bowl Champ Seahawks Tackle Autism Causes

(May 5, 2014) -- Led by their General Manager, John Schneider and his wife Traci, the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks have spent much of the off-season serving the Washington state autism community. Schneider's 12-year-ol... More...

Boston Red Sox Host 2014 Autism Awareness Day at Fenway Park

(May 5, 2014) - The Boston Red Sox hosted nearly 1,300 individuals, families and supporters of New England’s autism community on Autism Awareness Day at Fenway Park in Boston on Saturday as part of Major League Baseball&rsqu... More...

Autism Speaks & JetBlue Host Blue Horizons for Autism Event

On Saturday, May 3, Autism Speaks, JetBlue Airways and Pacific Child and Family Associates hosted more than 200 people for a Blue Horizons for Autism airport rehearsal event at Burbank Bob Hope Airport in Los Angeles, Ca. Blue Horizons for Autism ... More...

Walk Now for Autism Speaks in San Jose, San Angelo & North Shore

Three locations across the country held walks this weekend to raise funds and awareness for autism. It's not too late to make a donation to these events. You can see the event status and make a general donation to an individual Walk by cl... More...

"Consider This" Highlights "Lifetime of Difference" Ad

(May 2, 2014) Autism Speaks' Executive Vice President of Strategic Communications Michael Rosen appeared on Al Jazeera America's "Consider This" on April 30 to discuss "A Lifetime of Difference" with host Antonio Mora.... More...

US Employment Outlook Appears Brighter

NEW YORK (May 2, 2014) -- New statistics from the Labor Department show positive growth in the job market.   The US economy added 288,000 jobs in April while the unemployment rate fell to 6.3 percent, the lowes... More...

Going Solo: It's Okay to Take Chances

This is a post by Kimberlee Rutan McCafferty, mother to two sons on the autism spectrum and an Autism Family Partner at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), an Autism Spe... More...

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