New York

Autism Speaks Club Raising Awareness at Middle School

WABC-TV reported on April 25, 2006, about an "Autism Speaks Club" started in a Bedford, N.Y., middle school by the brother of a young child diagnosed with the disorder.

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CBS Evening News Features New York Walk Chair Jesse Mojica

On Monday, May 15, The CBS Evening News broadcast a story profling the family of New York City Walk Chair Jesse Mojica. The story was the first segment of a three-part series on autism by correspondent Steve ... More...

1998 Awards (NAAR)

In 1998, NAAR committed approximately $500,000 in its second year of funding autism research projects and marked the establishment of NAAR's Mentor-based fellowship program. In 1998, NAAR funded 10 pilot studies and 2 mentor-based fellowships in t... More...

1999 Awards (NAAR)

The 1999 Research Awards marked the third year NAAR funded autism research programs and the first time the organization had funded autism research in Europe. NAAR invested $800,000 in 1999 to fund 14 pilot studies and two mentor-based fellowships ... More...

2003 Research Awards (NAAR)

In 2003, NAAR committed approximately $4.9 million to fund 35 pilot studies, 13 pre- and post-doctoral fellowships and two autism training programs. NAAR's 2003 research commitments funded autism investigations in the U.S., Canada, England, Scotla... More...

Autism Speaks Applauds Introduction of Legislation to End Insurance Discrimination Against New Yorkers with Autism

NEW YORK, NY (MARCH 15, 2011) – Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, today called on all members of the New York State legislature to support new legislation (S4005 and A6305) that w... More...

Autism Speaks Denounces Veto of Landmark New York Autism Insurance Bill

NEW YORK, NY (October 21, 2010) – Autism Speaks today joined with tens of thousands of families and advocates across New York State to express extreme disappointment in Governor David Paterson's veto of landmark autism insurance reform l... More...

Autism Speaks Denounces Veto of Landmark New York Autism Insurance Bill

NEW YORK, NY (October 21, 2010) – Autism Speaks today joined with tens of thousands of families and advocates across New York State to express extreme disappointment in Governor David Paterson’s veto of landmark autism insurance... More...

An Advocacy Call to the Nation - New York Needs EVERYONE'S Help Today!

(October 13, 2010)  -- Autism Speaks has launched a radio ad campaign urging New York Governor David Paterson to sign S.7000B, the autism insurance reform bill, into law immediately.  Listen to our radio a... More...

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