Peter Bell

Carving Out Space in the Workplace for Those with Autism

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 Se... More...

Young Adults With Autism Seek Out White-Collar Careers For First Time

Matthew Koenisg, 24, was working in a data entry position in St. Paul, Minnesota making below minimum wage at a supervised employment center for people with disabilities.

Koenig, is is affected by autism, was happy to have a job despite the... More...

Sen. Menendez, Autism Speaks' Peter Bell Discuss CDC Study During Nutley Visit

NUTLEY (April 6, 2012) -- U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) said the recent autism prevalence study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was an "eyeopener," noting that the numbers for New Jersey were even... More...

Peter Bell Re-appointed to White House Disabilities Panel

WASHINGTON, DC (July 18, 2012) -- Autism Speaks Executive Vice President of Programs and Services Peter Bell has been re-appointed as a member of the President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disab... More...

Autism Speaks Lauds Senators Casey, Isakson for Proposal to Raise Autism Funding with New Postage Stamps

WASHINGTON, DC -- Autism Speaks, the nation's leading autism science and advocacy organization, today applauded U.S. Senators Robert Casey Jr (D-PA) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA) for proposing new funding for autism re... More...

Autism Speaks Applauds Congressmen Moran, Doyle on Introduction of AUTISM Educators Act

WASHINGTON, DC -- Autism Speaks, the nation's leading autism science and advocacy organization, today applauded Congressmen Jim Moran (VA-8) and Michael Doyle (PA-14) for introducing the AUTISM Educators Act to impro... More...

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