San Diego

Tony Winning Play Scheduled for an Autism-Friendly Performance

(July 29, 2014) -- An autism-friendly performance of 'Into the Woods' a Tony Award winner in 1986 is set to take place on August 9th at 2 PM in The Old Globe Theatre in Balboa Park, San Diego. 

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Walk Now For Autism Speaks: From East to West

(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. 

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San Diego Autism Activists Lauded

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... More...

1998 Grants Funded (CAN)

Search for a candidate gene in autism

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

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 ... More...

2003 Grants Funded (CAN)

Synaptogenesis and chromosomal rearrangements in autism

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

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)... More...

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

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 ... More...

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