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Walk Now For Autism Speaks: From East to West

October 05, 2013

(Oct. 6, 2013) From coast to coast, tens of thousands of walkers turned out to Walk Now For Autism!  Four locations across the country held walks Sunday to raise funds and awareness for this great cause. 

It's not too late to make a donation to today's events.  You can see the event status and make a general donation to an individual Walk by clicking on the links below:

San Diego Autism Activists Lauded

April 23, 2007


San Diego Walk for Autism Research founders Dave and Katrina DeRoche were honored on Sept. 20, 2006, with the 10News Leadership Award for their efforts to raise funds for NAAR/Autism Speaks. The DeRoches, parents of a young son with autism and co-chairs of the San Diego event since 2003, have energized parents and providers to work together to raise well over half a million dollars.

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Autism Speaks, In the News, San Diego Autism Activists Lauded

1998 Grants Funded (CAN)

Search for a candidate gene in autism

Julia Bailey, Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles (Young Investigator)

2004 Research and Fellowship Awards (NAAR)

Research Funded: 2004

In 2004, NAAR committed $6.2 million to fund 25 pilot studies, 14 pre- and post-doctoral fellowships as well as two large collaborative programs: the NAAR Autism Genome Project and expansion of the Autism Tissue Program. In addition, NAAR's 2004 research commitments include the ongoing support of two interdisciplinary autism training programs that are being co-sponsored by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

2003 Grants Funded (CAN)

Synaptogenesis and chromosomal rearrangements in autism

Thomas Bourgeron, Ph. D., Pasteur Institute (Pilot Project)

2005 Can Grants funded

Grants Funded by Cure Autism Now - 2005 Genetics: Searching DNA for mutations that will point to proteins and pathways that may be amenable to treatment

The Prevalence of Mutations in X-Chromosome Linked Genes (Pilot Project Award)
Jozef Gecz, Ph.D., Women's and Children's Hospital, Australia

Autism Speaks Spearheads Collaborative Grant with the Allen Institute for Brain Science and Leading Autism Expert to Analyze Frontal Lobe Microstructure in Autism

Research May Provide Insight into the Biological Causes of Autism

NEW YORK, NY (April 2, 2008) – Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism advocacy organization along with the Allen Institute fo

April 02, 2008

NEW YORK, NY (April 2, 2008) – Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism advocacy organization along with the Allen Institute for Brain Science and one of the country's leading autism researchers will join forces on a new research grant that will examine the architecture of the autistic brain.

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Autism Speaks, Press Updates, Autism Speaks Spearheads Collaborative Grant with the Allen Institute for Brain Science and Leading Autism Expert to Analyze Frontal Lobe Microstructure in Autism