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Compromise New York Bill Gains Autism Speaks' Support

NEW YORK, NY (June 18, 2012) – Autism Speaks, the nation's leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced its support for the compromise worked out between New York Governo... More...

Autism Speaks Praises Governor Cuomo on 'Protection of People with Special Needs Act'

ALBANY--Autism Speaks praised Governor Andrew Cuomo for proposing a crack down on abuses against people with disabilities, including autism, through the creation of a Justice Center for the Protection of People w... More...

Walk Action

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Autism Speaks Hails New York Governor Andrew Cuomo for Signing One of Nation’s Strongest Autism Insurance Reform Bills into Law

NEW YORK, NY (November 1, 2011) –  Autism Speaks joined New York families today in applauding Governor Andrew Cuomo for signing into law one of the most comprehensive autism insurance reform measures in the nation, Asse... More...

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...

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