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Liz Feld Discusses Autism Prevalence on C-SPAN's "Washington Journal"

April 1, 2014 - Autism Speaks President Liz Feld appeared on C-SPAN's "Washington Journal" today to discuss  the CDC's new autism prevalence estimate of 1 in 68, and to emphasize the need or a comp... More...

House Members Respond to CDC Announcement

WASHINGTON, DC (March 27, 2014) -- Members of the U.S. House of Representatives issued the following statements today in response to the new autism prevalence estimates made by the Centers of Disease Control and Preventi... More...

U.S. Senators Respond To CDC Announcement

WASHINGTON, DC (March 27, 2014) -- Members of the U.S. Senate today issued the following statements in response to the new autism prevalence numbers issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (Statements from House ... More...

HHS Report to Congress: How Federal Funds For Autism Are Spent

WASHINGTON, DC (February 28, 2014) -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has reported to Congress on how fun... More...

Autism Speaks Reiterates Call for Oversight On Research Spending

WASHINGTON, DC  (November 25, 2013) -- Autism Speaks reiterated its call for close monitoring of federal autism research spending to assure that scarce dollars are use... More...

$19 Million at Risk for New Autism Research

WASHINGTON, DC (September 19, 2012) -- The key federal agencies responsible for funding core autism research, treatment and surveillance programs face an across-the-board 8.2 percent budget cut in January, according... More...

Threats to Federal Autism Funding Loom on the Horizon

WASHINGTON, DC (September 12, 2012) -- Congress is preparing to vote on a continuing budget resolution to keep the federal government afloat another six months at current funding levels, but the impact of a fast-approaching&n... More...

NIH Awards $100 Million in Autism Research Grants Funded by CARA

WASHINGTON, DC (September 6, 2012) -- The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded $100 million in federal grants to nine Autism Center of Excellence (ACE) r... More...

Latest Congressional Budget Fight Jeopardizes 2012 Autism Research Funding

WASHINGTON, DC –  (April 27, 2012) -- As warned earlier this year by Autism Speaks, vital federal funding to continue autism research is now needlessly in jeopardy as a result of getting caught up in a Congressional bud... More...

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