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Doctoral Candidate Discusses Employment of Adults with Autism

September 09, 2014

Autism Speaks staffer Kerry Magro interviewed Tiffany Johnson to discuss her work as a doctoral candidate at Pennsylvania State University’s College of Business. As a member of the Management & Organization department, she has been using survey and interview data to better understand the workplace experiences of adults with autism spectrum disorders.

Kerry Magro: Hey Tiffany! Can you tell our audience a little bit about your background in the field of autism?

Drew Carey Offers Reward for Ice Bucket Challenge Bullying Arrests

September 08, 2014

(September 8, 2014) - Celebrities are taking to social media to show support for the victim of a bullying incident involving the ice bucket challenge in Ohio. "Price is Right" host Drew Carey tweeted that he would donate $10,000 to help the police investigation into the perpetrators involved in the terrible act against a 15-year-old on the autism spectrum. 

Thousands Turn Out For Autism Speaks' 4 Miles of Hope

September 06, 2014

NEW YORK (Sept. 6, 2014) -- New York’s Central Park was the place to be where over 5,000 runners participated in the 2nd annual Autism Speaks 4 Miles of Hope. The crowd included a dedicated team of 150 runners specifically running and raising money to support the mission of Autism Speaks, with a fundraising total to date of over $40,000.