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Autism Speaks

Calls to Action


January 12, 2015

$98,000 awarded to Project Lifesaver to protect individuals with autism prone to wandering through a multi-faceted approach involving technology, training and education.

August 25, 2014

"I have the issue with him not understanding, possibly, a command to put your hands up or to get on the ground. So, yes, it's scary."

July 01, 2014

Advocate and mom Emily Iland is teaching people with autism what to do if they are stopped by police:

June 19, 2014

Autism Speaks awards up to $2,000 to 32 organizations to provide scholarships to financially disadvantaged individuals with autism.

April 29, 2014

Autism Speaks urges better training to respond to people with autism

March 21, 2014

Pete Villasuso, a Treasure Coast firefighter who has a son with autism, is helping start autism training programs for first responders.

February 25, 2014

Lisa Goring discusses Autism Speaks' new Swimming and Water Safety Scholarship Fund on WNBC News