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Los Angeles

October 09, 2013

On the evening of Wednesday, October 2, Autism Speaks held its fourth Small Business Town Hall meeting of the fall – this time in Los Angeles, California hosted by UCLA Center for Autism Research and Treatment. In front of nearly 100 participants in the Semel Institute Auditorium at UCLA, five businesses that successfully employ individuals with autism were featured.

Advancing the Role and Impact of Small Businesses in Employing Adults with Autism

Autism Speaks Small Business Town Hall meetings are designed to help spread the word about small businesses employing individuals on the autism spectrum and engage members of the community in a dynamic discussion about the opportunities that small businesses have in their local areas. 

Wednesday, October 2nd

August 07, 2013

What happened at the first Los Angeles Over the Edge with Autism Speaks? See for yourself!

It was a day of smiles, cheers, thrills and excitement.

Thank you to our brave participants, awesome volunteers and outstanding photographers.

It’s not too late to make a donation to your favorite rappeller!

To view all the photos from the event, click here and scroll to the bottom of the page to open the “Over the Edge”.

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Julia Bailey, Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles (Young Investigator)