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Autism Speaks

June 29, 2012

A new study shows that infants as young as 6 months who are siblings of children with autism have different patterns of brain activity compared to infants who do not have a sibling with autism. These differences in brain activity were present even in infant siblings who did not go on to develop autism. Thus, they may reflect genetic differences that are shared by children with autism and their younger siblings.

Autism Speaks announced that Liz Feld, a respected executive with a strong track record of accomplishment in both the public and privat

June 19, 2012

NEW YORK, NY (June 19, 2012) -- Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced that Liz Feld, a respected executive with a strong track record of accomplishment in both the public and private sectors, has been named the organization’s new president. The appointment, which is effective immediately, was announced by Autism Speaks Co-founders Bob and Suzanne Wright. Mark Roithmayr has resigned as president after serving in the position since 2005. 

After a year of autism lifestyle programming featuring autism stars Holly Robinson Peete, Temple Grandin, Ed Asner and many others, Aut

June 13, 2012

LOS ANGELES, CA, Jun 13, 2012 -- After a year of autism lifestyle programming featuring autism stars Holly Robinson Peete, Temple Grandin, Ed Asner and many others, Autism America Radio became the official radio show of Autism Speaks on June 9, 2012. Autism Speaks is the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization.

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Sun, 2012-06-03 13:00

Tune-in to FOX on Sunday, June 3, at 1 p.m., ET, for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series “FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks,” taking place at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del.  Watch as Denny Hamlin, driver of the No. 11 FedEx Toyota, and David Gilliland in the No. 38 Front Row Motorsports Ford help raise awareness by featuring special Autism Speaks puzzle piece paint schemes. Driver and autism advocate Jamie Mc Murray will be racing in the No.