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Treatments for Associated Medical Conditions

Please use independent judgment and request references when considering any resource associated with diagnosis or treatment of autism or its associated medical conditions. The following information is solely for educational purposes, not medic... More...

New Perspective on Rising Prevalence

Over the last twenty years, the reported prevalence of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in the United States has increased more than... More...

Wright Urges Autism Community to Resist Potential Federal Research Funding Cuts

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (March 4, 2012) -- With the budget clock ticking, Autism Speaks Co-founder Bob Wright today called on the nation's autism community to urge Congress to protect $21.3 million in autism fundi... More...

President Obama Signs Budget Bill Appropriating First $230 Million Authorized by CARA

WASHINGTON, DC (December 23, 2011) -- President Obama today signed into law an omnibus budget bill that includes an estimated $230 million in new federal funding for autism research and services, the first of three annual appropri... More...

Summary of the Combating Autism Reauthorization Act (CARA):

Sponsored in the Senate by Senators Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Mike Enzi (R-WY), with Senators Richard Durbin (D-IL) and Scott Brown (R-MA) as original cosponsors; in the... More...

Autism Speaks Hails Congressional Budget Vote Appropriating Over $230 Million for Autism Research

Washington, DC – Autism Speaks hailed Congress’ vote on a new federal budget bill that appropriates over $230 million for continued autism research, including the first appropriations under the newly reauthorized Combating ... More...

Autism "Costs" Society

Researchers in 2007 made several strides in forcing the community-at-lar... More...

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton to Serve as Honorary Chair for Fifth Annual Westchester-Fairfield Walk for Autism Research on Sunday, June 4

NEW YORK (May 16, 2006) - Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) will serve as the honorary chair for the fifth annual Westchester-Fairfield Walk for Autism Research on Sunday, June 4, it was announced today by Walk Co... More...

Announcement of Future Autism Speaks Funding Initiative

NEW YORK (April 27, 2006) - Autism Speaks is committed to facilitating research that will uncover the causes of autism, develop effective treatments, and hasten the discovery of a cure.

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NAAR Volunteers Ask Legislators to Increase Federal Support for Autism Research at NIH & CDC

More than 60 volunteers and staff from the National Alliance for Autism Research (NAAR) kicked off National Autism Awareness Month by meeting with their legislators on Capitol Hill recently, to ask for their support in increasing federal support f... More...

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