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Xena the Warrior Dog is one of eight finalists up for the American Humane Association's 2014 "Hero Dog of the Year" award
September 11, 2014

Xena the Warrior Dog and her owner Linda Hickey appeared on the Today Show as a finalist in the AHA's "Hero Dog of the Year" competition. Linda talked about how Xena has become a valuable companion to her son Jonny, who is on the autism spectrum. Watch Xena's appearance on Today below.

September 03, 2014

(September 3, 2014) -- Last night, NBC Nightly News national correspondent Kate Snow profiled Michael Brannigan, an award-winning nationally recognized runner who's on the autism spectrum. Michael is currently a senior at Northport High in New York.

June 10, 2013

On Monday, NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams featured a segment on the emergence of job initiatives for individuals with autism at several companies. The segment features an interview with Peter Bell, Executive Vice President of Programs and Services at Autism Speaks.