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April 29, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC (April 29, 2014) -- Friends, families and supporters of Autism Speaks toured the White House Friday at the invitation of the Obama administration to celebrate Autism Awareness Month.

July 18, 2012

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 Disabilities, which advises the President and Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) on issues that impact people with intellectual disabilities and their quality of life. Bell was first appointed to the Committee earlier this year.

Tis the season to reflect back on the year’s achievements.
2011 was a banner year for Autism Speaks – and for the autism community in general.  Some of the most significant milestones were reached in the area of public policy.