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Autism Speaks Responds to Alex Spourdalakis Tragedy

On Sunday, 14-year-old Alex Spourdalakis was found stabbed to death in his suburban Chicago home.  Alex was severely affected with autism and his mother and his caregiver have been charged in his death.

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Bob Wright Talks Career Path at Fairfield Country Day School

In one word, Autism Speaks Co-Founder Bob Wright taught 9th graders today -- his key to changing the world of autism and business. "Empathy." 

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Carving Out Space in the Workplace for Those with Autism

On Monday, NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams featured a segment on the emergence of job initiatives for individuals with autism at several companies. The segment features an interview with Peter Bell, Executive Vice President of Programs and Se... More...

Center for Autism and the Developing Brain Holds Ribbon-Cutting

On Monday the Center for Autism and the Developing Brain at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital marked its official opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its campus in White Plains, N.Y. The facility, located at the hospital’s Westchester camp... More...

A Magnetic Attraction was Magic for One Young Man with Autism

The CBS Sunday Morning Show reported on a woman who made the Guiness Book of Records for owning the most refrigerator magnets - 45,000. 

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People with Autism in Demand by Employers

People with autism are becoming increasingly more in demand by employers seeking a 'competitive advantage.' SAP, a German computer software company, recently launched a recruitment for people with autism to test their products.  

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Autism Speaks Announces Launch of Legal Resource Center

NEW YORK (June 4, 2013) -- Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism advocacy and science organization, has formed the Autism Speaks Legal Resource Center (ASLRC) to help develop and protect the legal rights of people w... More...

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