Awareness

CareZone Partners Up with Autism Speaks

Jonathan Schwartz is the father of two, and the President, CEO of CareZone. He was previously the President a... More...

United Nations Panel Discussion Event

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 Permane... More...

Tune In for 'The Dr. Radio Show' on Sirius and XM

Join our very own Dr. Geraldine Dawson, Karen Hopkins, a developmental pediatrician at NYU and Dr. Diana Robins of Georgia State who focuses on early screening of autism spectrum disorders. Currently, her two main areas of research are further imp... More...

United Nations Autism Awareness Stamps

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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Vatican Calls for Sensitivity on World Autism Awareness Day

In recognition of the fifth annual World Autism Awareness Day, April 2, 2012, Archbishop Zygmunt Zimowski, president of the Pontifical Council for Health Pastoral Care at the Vatican, issued "An Appeal for Sensitivity and Supportive Solidarit... More...

Tune in Alerts

Today the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its estimate of autism prevalence in the United States to 1 in 88 children (1 in 54 boys and 1 in 252 girls). By comparison, this is more children than are affected by diabetes, AI... More...

1 in 88: We Need a Strategy

The following remarks were delivered by Mark Roithmayr, president of Autism Speaks, at the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta on March 29, 2012. You can follow him on Twitter ... More...

Kerry’s Korner #6: ShopRite Lights It Up Blue

This year sixty ShopRites are helping out With Light It Up Blue. The stores are decorating themselves blue while selling Autism Speaks puzzle pieces, wristbands, and shirts to help fundraise for Autism Speaks... More...

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