Autism Speaks

Autism Speaks with Families

On July 23rd Autism Speaks launches a national program to further strengthen our partnership with those who matter most…our community.

Throughout the coming months leaders of Autism Speaks will be meeting with families around the cou... More...

Rapper Performs in “I Am Abled” Celebrating Diversity and Acceptance

In this recently posted YouTube music video, rapper and day habilitation specialist Marquis Julien performs “I am Abled,” a song inspired by his brother Mariano who has autism as... More...

Autism Speaks Collaborative Releases First Full Genome Sequencing for Autism Spectrum Disorders

NEW YORK, N.Y., (July 11, 2013) – A collaborative formed by Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, has found full genome sequencing examining the entire DNA code of individuals with autism spectrum... More...

Hip Hop Lyric Insults Autism Community

Lyrics from the recently released song “Jodeci Freestyle” from hip hop artists Drake and J.Cole have many in the autism community up in arms. The song, which was released last month and is now getting airplay, contains the following ly... More...

Modell’s Gives Autism Speaks Largest Donation to Date at Yankees Game

Autism Speaks was presented with a check for $207,002 by its corporate partner Modell’s Sporting Goods Monday night during the New York Yankees vs. Kansas City Royals series opener at Yankee Stadium. The donation represented the most funds e... More...

Kerry Magro's 'Defining Autism From The Heart’ Now Available on Amazon

Kerry Magro has experienced national acclaim as a disability advocate. Released today on Amazon, Kerry’s self-published book, ... More...

United Grandmothers Face Autism

 

Deana Petty and her husband, Doug, are like most grandparents: They dote endlessly on the kids by celebrating their personal milestones and call them, 'the sunshine in their lives, the apples of their eyes, the joy in their heart... More...

Tragic End to Search for Missing 7-Year-Old Boy with Autism

Police said Monday night that 7-year-old Michael Kingsbury was found dead in a car near his Northeast D.C. home.  Police and local residents had been searching for the boy since early Sunday morning.

For more details on this tragic sto... More...

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