Awareness

Co-Founders Appear on NBC Nightly News

On May 1, Autism Speaks Co-Founders Bob and Suzanne Wright appeared on NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams for an interview about the Theatre Development Fund’s highly successful Autism Theatre Initiative to make theatre accessible to child... More...

Go Social for a Healthier You and Benefit Autism Too

There are two things more precious than your time - your family and your health. Tod... More...

Ethan Walmark on NBC's 'Today Show'

On May 2, YouTube sensation Ethan Walmark was featured alongside his parents, Allison and Michael, during the 8:00 a.m. hour of the Today Show. Ethan, 6, was diagnosed with autism four years ago. A recently posted video of ... More...

Hacking Autism and University of Michigan

This is a guest blog post from Marc Sirkin, Autism Speaks VP Social Marketing and Online Fundraising.

I first found out about David Chesney's software engineering class at dinner with Donald Brinkman from Microsoft. We were tal... More...

Ethan Plays 'Piano Man'

A video of Ethan, a six-year-old boy with autism, playing Billy Joel's "Piano Man" has become an internet sensation. Now Billy Joel himself has... More...

Bullying in the Autism Community

Sadly, bullying is an issue that has touched many families in the autism community.

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Bullying Chat Led by Peter Faustino Transcript

On April 25, Peter Faustino, Ph.D., led a live chat and answered questions about bullying. Dr. Faustino, a New York state licensed psychologist, is a middle school psychologist and has been working with teenagers and their families for more th... More...

The Boss!

This blog post is by Robert Holt

We were in for a wild ride right from the start.

 Bruce Springsteen was back in town, and we amazingly won tickets through Autism Speaks 5K, donated by Patti Springsteen.  Patti was... More...

Why Does Autism Matter to You?

The New York Post recently posted an OpEd that says autism is a false epidemic. The truth is, autism matters to us all. Let them know why autism matters!

Simply post, “----- is/am why autism matters,” a... More...

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