Jon Shestack

In Memoriam: Jerry Shestack

All of us at Autism Speaks mourn the loss of Jerome J. Shestack, father of Cure Autism Now co-founder Jonathan Shestack. He was a well-known human rights lawyer fro... More...

Autism Speaks™ Leadership Joins House Co-Sponsors in Announcing Introduction of Landmark Autism Treatment Bill

WASHINGTON, DC (April 17, 2007) -- Leadership of Autism Speaks, the nation's leading autism advocacy organization, joined members of Congress on Capitol Hill today to announce the introduction of the Expanding the ... More...

Radio News Program Spotlights CAN Co-founder

Portia Iversen, Cure Autism Now co-founder, was interviewed by Public Radio International's midday news magazine "Here and Now" on March 8, 2007. Iversen recently authored the book "Strange Son," a... More...

TUNE IN: MSNBC.com to Feature Ad Council Banners

On Saturday, August 25, 2007, MSNBC.com will feature internet banners from Autism Speaks' Ad Council public service ad campaign on every page of the site. Visit ... More...

Conference to Explore the Latest Developments in Autism Research

Nearly a thousand scientists, parents and advocates from around the world will gather in Seattle May 3-5 to discuss the latest findings in autism research at the sixth International Meeting for Autism Research, sponso... More...

Grey's Anatomy

Patrick Dempsey got behind the wheel of the Autism Speaks #29 Mazda MX-5 racecar at the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières in Quebec on August 19, 2007 and drove his way to 11th place out of 29-cars.

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Auction of Rare Corvette Raises $121,000 for Autism Speaks

A rare Corvette Z06, donated by General Motors, raised $121,000 for Autism Speaks this past weekend at the 2007 Monterey Sports & Classic Car Auction. Car collector John O'Quinn of Houston, Texas, was the winning bid... More...

AGRE Steering Committee

The AGRE Steering Committee for the AGRE project is made up of active leaders in the scientific community, representing fields which are highly relevant to autism research such as neurodevelopmental biology, neurology, neuroimaging, learning and c... More...

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