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Autism Speaks Co-founders Suzanne and Bob Wright  and Mrs. Ban Soon-taek, spouse of  U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, hosted the Sixth Annual World Focus on Autism on Thursday, September 26 in New York City. 

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Thu, 2013-09-26 09:30
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Thu, 2013-09-26 11:00
July 08, 2013

 

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 hearts.'

When her grandson Mac was diagnosed with autism five years ago at the age of 7, Petty gathered her family in close.

“I heard a doctor say if you meet one autistic child, you’ve met one autistic child,” said Petty. “Translation: there is no template.”

“Rosify Yourself” app launched on Facebook in commemoration of milestone anniversary

This February 18th marks The Advertising Council’s seventieth anniversary. Since 1942, the non-profit organization has been creating me

February 13, 2012

NEW YORK, February 13, 2012—This February 18th marks The Advertising Council’s seventieth anniversary. Since 1942, the non-profit organization has been creating memorable campaigns aimed at improving the lives of the American people. Ad Council icons and slogans are woven into the very fabric of American culture.

Global Autism Science and Advocacy Organization Advances Research in Epigenetic and Gene-Environment Influences, Neurobiology, and Studies Concerning Adolescents and Adults with Autism

Autism Speaks announced the awarding of 47 new research grants totaling $13,242,279 in funding over the next three years. Grants awarde

December 21, 2011

New York, N.Y. (December 21, 2011) – Autism Speaks, the world’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, today announced the awarding of 47 new research grants totaling $13,242,279 in funding over the next three years. Grants awarded this year not only respond to Autism Speaks funding priorities, but collectively move autism research forward toward improving diagnosis and treatment and quality of life for individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Autism Speaks Co-founders Suzanne and Bob Wright will receive Honorary Degrees from the University of Massachusetts Medical School on S

June 02, 2011

NEW YORK, N.Y. (June 2, 2011) Autism Speaks Co-founders Suzanne and Bob Wright will receive Honorary Degrees from the University of Massachusetts Medical School on Sunday, June 5. Suzanne and Bob are being recognized for their personal and professional accomplishments, particularly, the vision and leadership in founding and building Autism Speaks – North America's largest autism science and advocacy organization.

May 25, 2007

Autism Speaks Co-founders Bob and Suzanne Wright, and Vice President of Scientific Affairs Andy Shih met with Dr. Toby Cosgrove and other executives at the Cleveland Clinic on May 24, 2007, to discuss biomedical research into the causes of autism and innovative neurological treatment options in development at the clinic.

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