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Autism Speaks Announces $3.6 Million in Grants Focusing on Environmental Factors and Autism

These New Grants will Fund Studies in the Areas of Toxicology, Immunology and Epigenetics

NEW YORK, NY (September 18, 2008) – Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism advocacy organization, today announced that it has

September 18, 2008

NEW YORK, NY (September 18, 2008) – Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism advocacy organization, today announced that it has committed more than $3.6 million to investigate environmental risk factors for autism. Sixty applications were received, including pilot study proposals to test new hypotheses and gather preliminary data, and augmentation study proposals that will expand current large scale studies to include a new focus on the role of the environment.

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Autism Speaks, Press Updates, Autism Speaks Announces $3.6 Million in Grants Focusing on Environmental Factors and Autism

Autism Treatment Network Receives $12 Million Grant from Health Resources and Services Administration

Grant will fund Clinical Research and the Development of Evidence-Based Medical Guidelines for Children with Autism

NEW YORK, NY (September 11, 2008) -- Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism advocacy organization, today announced that its Autism

September 11, 2008

NEW YORK, NY (September 11, 2008) -- Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism advocacy organization, today announced that its Autism Treatment Network (ATN) has received a three-year, $12 million grant to serve as an Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical Health (AIR-P). The network grant was part of four initiatives developed by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and the Maternal and Child Health Bureau under the Combating Autism Act Initiative.

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Autism Speaks, Press Updates, Autism Treatment Network Receives $12 Million Grant from Health Resources and Services Administration

Autism Speaks, the CDC, and the Advertising Council Launch New Program to Educate Teachers about the Importance of Early Intervention for Autism

Program focuses on helping educators speak to parents about child development issues

NEW YORK, September 24, 2008 – Autism Speaks, in partnership with the Ad Council, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevent

September 24, 2008

NEW YORK, September 24, 2008 – Autism Speaks, in partnership with the Ad Council, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced today the launch of a new, groundbreaking educational tool kit, Talking to Parents About Autism, designed to promote early intervention and encourage educators to speak to a child's parents if they suspect a developmental delay. This is the first program to provide teachers with tools to prepare to begin this critical dialogue.

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Autism Speaks, Press Updates, Autism Speaks, the CDC, and the Advertising Council Launch New Program to Educate Teachers about the Importance of Early Intervention for Autism