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Autism at the UN High-Level Meeting on Disabilities and Development

“Working together, we can create a world for persons with disabilities with no limits.” - United Nations Messenger of Peace Stevie Wonder  

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From Geneva: Wrap Up of the Historic 1st WHO Conference on Autism

[slideshow:2, order=top, width=600, height=490, img=|http://www.autismspeaks.org/sites/default/files/images/news/who-round-table-slide-1.jpg|||Attendees of the historic first WHO Consultation on Autism and Developmental Disabilities assembled in t... More...

Video Recap of World Autism Awareness Day 2012

On April 2, 2012, Autism Speaks celebrated World Autism Awareness Day with the 3rd Annual Light It Up Blue campaign and a series of awareness events. Nearly 3000 iconic buildings and landmarks in over 600 cities and over 50 countries worldwide sho... More...

The Month in Review: Autism Speaks April 2012 Impact

April 2012 marked the biggest World Autism Awareness Month to date and Autism Speaks was at the forefront, leading the charge with our Light it Up Blue initiative. Read on to find out all of the happenings of the month!

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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...

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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