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Paternal Age and Autism Associated in Family-Based Sample

AGRE Data Suggests Need for Further Study
March 05, 2008


A recent article by Abraham Reichenberg and co-workers based on Israeli births in the 1980's reported a significant association between paternal age at birth and a child's risk for developing autism. The study reported that as paternal age increased, so did the risk of autism spectrum disorder.

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Autism Speaks Announces New Funding Initiative

Grants For Researchers Studying Early Intervention Strategies
September 12, 2007


Autism Speaks is proud to announce a new funding opportunity for researchers studying early intervention strategies for children at risk for developing autism. This new funding initiative reflects the mission of Autism Speaks to fund scientific research into the treatments of autism spectrum disorder, providing researchers with resources in order to help those affected with autism.

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Autism Genome Project Researchers Spearhead New Genetics Discovery

September 13, 2007


Researchers have found that different genes may be responsible for causing autism in boys than in girls. The findings also support the notion that multiple genes contribute to autism spectrum disorder.

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Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton to Serve as Honorary Chair for Fifth Annual Westchester-Fairfield Walk for Autism Research on Sunday, June 4

NEW YORK (May 16, 2006) - Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) will serve as the honorary chair for the fifth annual Westchester-Fairf

April 23, 2007


NEW YORK (May 16, 2006) - Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) will serve as the honorary chair for the fifth annual Westchester-Fairfield Walk for Autism Research on Sunday, June 4, it was announced today by Walk Co-Chairs Carol Christiaanse, Nancy McCarthy and Alison Singer. The Walks for Autism Research – which will be held in 43 locations across the country throughout the year -- are the signature fundraising events of Autism Speaks, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness of autism and raising money to fund autism research.

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Alan Greenspan "Bullish" on Autism Speaks

Greenspan and Autism Speaks Thank Winning Bidders of Unique Portrait Auction NEW YORK (February 16, 2006) - Retired Federal Reserve Cha

April 23, 2007


Greenspan and Autism Speaks Thank Winning Bidders of Unique Portrait Auction


NEW YORK (February 16, 2006) - Retired Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan today stated his support for Autism Speaks and its work on behalf of individuals and families affected by autism. A statement from Greenspan was read live this morning during a segment on CNBC's "Squawk Box" that featured the winning bidders of a unique eBay auction of a painting of the former Fed chairman.

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Gosmile Lemonade Smile Toothpaste On Sale At Saks, Sephora, Nordstrom

Retailers Rally Around First Beauty Product Ever to Raise Money for Autism Speaks

NEW YORK (January 17, 2006)- GoSMILE(tm) "lemonade smile" toothpaste is now on sale at prestige and specialty retailers natio

April 23, 2007

GoSmile lemonade toothpaste


NEW YORK (January 17, 2006)- GoSMILE(tm) "lemonade smile" toothpaste is now on sale at prestige and specialty retailers nationwide, including Barneys New York, Bergdorf Goodman, Archive