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NBC News 4 New York Highlights "Maybe" Autism Awareness Campaign

July 01, 2013

Michael Rosanoff, Autism Speaks associate director for public health research and scientific review, appeared on NBC4 New York's "Positively Black" on Sunday to discuss the “Maybe” campaign, a new series of public service advertisements from Autism Speaks and the Ad Council designed to reach African American and Hispanic parents. Also appearing was Leota Blacknor, the mother of a child on the autism spectrum. Watch the segment below.

Autism Speaks Launches New Ad Council Campaign – “Maybe”

May 20, 2013

Extending its award-winning “Learn the Signs” campaign, Autism Speaks today launched the “Maybe” campaign, a new series of public service advertisements (PSAs) designed to reach African American and Hispanic parents. According to research, children in these communities are often diagnosed later than the national average.

Autism Speaks Names Tommy and Dee Hilfiger to Board of Directors

Autism Speaks today announced that iconic American fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger and his wife, Dee Hilfiger, have been appointed to i

August 16, 2012

NEW YORK, NY (August 16, 2012) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced that iconic American fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger and his wife, Dee Hilfiger, have been appointed to its board of directors. Bob Wright, chairman of the board and co-founder of Autism Speaks, announced their appointment during a recent board meeting.

Autism Speaks and the CDC to Collaborate on Large-Scale Ad Council Awareness Campaign

NEW YORK (March 31, 2006) - Autism Speaks and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today announced they will collaborat

April 23, 2007


NEW YORK (March 31, 2006) - Autism Speaks and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today announced they will collaborate on Autism Speaks' multi-year Ad Council public service advertising campaign and on the CDC's “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” campaign. Both campaigns stress the importance of recognizing the early signs of autism and seeking early intervention services.

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The Launch of a New Public Service Ad Campaign and a Series of Special Events Highlight Autism Speaks' Efforts During Autism Awareness Month

Autism Speaks, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness of autism and raising money to fund autism research, today a

March 20, 2006

NEW YORK (March 20, 2006) - Autism Speaks, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness of autism and raising money to fund autism research, today announced a series of special events – from an exclusive Dennis Miller comedy performance to the introduction of a new Build-A-Bear Workshop teddy bear and a nation-wide fundraising initiative with TJ Maxx – for National Autism Awareness Month in April.

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Autism Speaks, Get Involved, Press Updates, Autism Awareness Month Highlights

The Launch of a New Public Service Ad Campaign and a Series of Special Events Highlight Autism Speaks' Efforts During Autism Awareness Month

Autism Speaks, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness of autism and raising money to fund autism research, today a

March 20, 2006

NEW YORK (March 20, 2006) - Autism Speaks, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness of autism and raising money to fund autism research, today announced a series of special events – from an exclusive Dennis Miller comedy performance to the introduction of a new Build-A-Bear Workshop teddy bear and a nation-wide fundraising initiative with TJ Maxx – for National Autism Awareness Month in April.

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Autism Speaks, Get Involved, Press Updates, Autism Awareness Month Highlights

Autism Speaks Announces Autism Awareness Month Initiatives and Special Events

Highlights Include Launch of Second Phase of Ad Council Campaign, Fundraiser Headlined by Bill Cosby, New Video Glossary for Parents

Autism Speaks, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness of autism and raising money to fund autism research, today a

March 08, 2007

NEW YORK (March 8, 2007) - Autism Speaks, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness of autism and raising money to fund autism research, today announced a series of national initiatives and special events that will be the focus of its efforts during National Autism Awareness Month in April, from the launch of a new public service advertising campaign to partnerships with some of the nation's largest retailers.


Awareness Initiatives:

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Autism Speaks and the Ad Council Create Olympic-themed PSA in Time for Beijing Summer Games

Ad Compares the Long Odds of a Child Becoming an Olympic Athlete with the 1 in 150 Odds of Being Diagnosed with Autism

Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism advocacy organization, and the Ad Council have created a new public service advertisement (P

July 10, 2008

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Autism Speaks, Press Updates, Autism Speaks and the Ad Council Create Olympic-themed PSA in Time for Beijing Summer Games

Ad Council, Autism Speaks Launch New PSAs to Raise Awareness of Autism

NEW YORK, April 26, 2007 – The Advertising Council, in partnership with Autism Speaks announced today the launch of a new series

May 10, 2007


NEW YORK, April 26, 2007 – The Advertising Council, in partnership with Autism Speaks announced today the launch of a new series of public service advertisements (PSAs) designed to raise awareness about autism and to urge parents to learn the signs of this developmental disorder. (Visit our 'Learn the Signs' page to find out more about the campaign.

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Autism Speaks, Press Updates, New Ad Council PSA Series Launches