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World Autism Awareness Day 2012

World Autism Awareness Day 2012

In this episode I feature The Empire State Building who lit their building up blue for World Autism Awareness Day. We had the opportunity to attend a kick-off event within the building where American fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger spoke about the significance of autism awareness. All of this is More...

In this episode I feature The New York Stock Exchange. Autism Speaks and myself had the opportunity to ring the opening bell for them on World Autism Awareness Day! 

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This blog post is by Katrina Mesina, a Chicagloand Walk and Events Coordinator. 

Often when one hears the word, “Celebrate,” happy thoughts come to mind. People often celebrate birthdays with parties and gifts, anniversaries with sweet dinner dates, straight A More...

 

In this episode I feature "Autism Speaks Salutes Military Families," an event held on The Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum to support military families who have loved ones with autism. I also highlight several individuals who spoke about autism at the event including More...

The NBA lent it support to raising autism awareness on the eve of World Autism Awareness Day as the announcers and coaches for the games broadast by ABC on April 1 wore the Autism Speaks puzzle pin. During the game between the Chicago Bulls and the Oklahoma City Thunder, announcer Mike Tirico More...

On April 3, we were honored to co-host a United Nations panel discussion, “Delivering Answers through Inclusive International Collaboration,” together with the Permanent Mission of Bangladesh, the United States Mission, and the Permanent Mission of the State of Qatar to the United More...

The United Nations General Assembly unanimously declared 2 April as World Autism Awareness Day to highlight the need to help improve the lives of children and adults who are affected by the disorder so they can lead full and meaningful lives.

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NEW YORK, NY (April 2, 2011) – Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced an extensive, expanded program of awareness and fundraising initiatives involving a range of corporate and philanthropic partners that will take place throughout More...

NEW YORK, N.Y. (April 4, 2012) Yesterday more than 300 dignitaries, researchers, parent advocates, and educators gathered at the United Nations for an event jointly sponsored by the Permanent Mission of Bangladesh, the United States Mission to the UN, the Permanent Mission of the State of Qatar More...