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Brian Williams

December 03, 2013

NEW YORK, NY (December 3, 2013) – Autism Speaks and New York Collaborates for Autism (NYCA) joined together last night for “The Winter Ball for Autism” -- a star-studded event set against the breathtaking backdrop of The Metropolitan Museum of Art that raised more than $3 million towards both organizations efforts to develop innovative research, and programs and services for individuals affected by autism. 

June 10, 2013

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 Services at Autism Speaks.

David and Kristen Finch had been married five years when they learned that David has Asperger Syndrome. Though their marriage was struggling at the time, the diagnosis enabled David and Kristen to reclaim their bestfriendship and create a much happier, more fulfilling life for themselves. Theirs is a success story based on love, understanding, guidance, and a willingness to adapt. You can see the full story on NBC's Rock Center with Brian Williams this Thursday, September 27, at 10:00 p.m. ET / 9:00 p.m. CT.

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Thu, 2012-09-27 22:00