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By Ariel Bleicher
April 01, 2013

The brown-eyed boy in the video is 13 months old. He wears overalls and a blue-striped shirt and sits on his mother’s lap. On the table in front of them is a green washcloth. The boy picks it up and swings it near his ear as if he were guessing the contents of a Christmas present.

September 21, 2012
Hundreds of people attended 'Sparkle Speaks' at the Brownstone in Patterson New Jersey to raise funds for Autism Speaks. This event was hosted by Jacqueline Laurita from "The Real Housewives" of New Jersey and her family.

Her son Nicholas was diagnosed with autism this past April.

Laurita said, "It's been a learning process. We've learned a lot in such a brief period of time. My goal is to bring out the best Nicholas that Nicholas can be everyday."

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Brings Together More Than 1800 Participants From Around the World to Discuss the Latest Findings on the Causes, Treatments and Diagnoses of Autism
Autism Speaks is a major sponsor and scientific participant in the 2012 International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR). Organized by
May 16, 2012

NEW YORK, N.Y. (May 15, 2012) – Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, is a major sponsor and scientific participant in the 2012 International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR). Organized by the International Society of Autism Research, IMFAR brings together more than 1800 scientists, clinicians, students, parents and individuals with autism from 40 countries to discuss and share the latest research into autism's causes, treatments and diagnoses.