Autism Speaks Walk

Autism Speaks Walk

World's largest autism fundraising event dedicated to supporting the needs of people with autism and their families throughout their life’s journey.

Find my Walk
Autism Speaks Walkers holding a team sign

Together, we are creating a world where all people with autism can reach their full potential.

The Autism Speaks Walk brings together people with autism and the parents, grandparents, siblings, friends, relatives and providers in a network of friendship and support. Funds raised help fuel innovative research, advocacy, and critical programs and services.

Walk With Us
florist and medical professional

Do you have a job that's right for someone with autism? If you're hiring the answer is yes!

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Learn more
a little girl with autism smiling and looking away from the camera
There is no one type of autism, but many.
Autistic child in a blue shirt with their hands clasped
One of the most important things you can do.
The Autism Speaks Autism Response Team responding to emails at a computer
Have questions? We are here to help.
Tyler Marcotte
Expert Advice. Credible Resources. Local Providers.
Family of four at autism-friendly event at Barclays Center.
Find events in your area.

Advocacy priorities

Autism Speaks influences policy at the state and federal government levels. To do this, we work with Congress, the White House, state legislators, agencies, and regulators.

See our Advocacy Priorities
An adult and two children playing with lettered blocks on the floor

Learn the skills you need to support your child’s development

At no cost to families, the World Health Organization’s Caregiver Skills Training (CST) program teaches parents and caregivers the day-to-day skills they need to help their children reach their full potential. Learn to build your child’s communication, engagement, positive behavior, daily living skills and more.

Learn more

Sign up for emails from Autism Speaks

Get news, updates, and more

Sign Up Now!
A model wearing Autism Speaks 'Wildly Capable' t-shirt

Show your support

Shop official Autism Speaks apparel & accessories to show your commitment to a more inclusive world

Shop Now
Meet Tania and Valeria
Tania G., 30 años, y Valeria G., 3 años
Para ser completamente sincera, mi diagnóstico fue un alivio y lo consideré la pieza que faltaba en mi vida. Por fin entiendo quién soy, y me siento orgullosa de ello
Read Tania G., 30 años, y Valeria G., 3 años's Story
Cidmarie and a child smiling
Cidmarie V., siguiendo una vocación de toda la vida para apoyar a los estudiantes con autismo y otras discapacidades
Debemos entender que el mundo está lleno de gente de todas las clases sociales, con diferentes capacidades y diferentes etnias por una razón, y es para que podamos aprender unos de otros.
Read Cidmarie V., siguiendo una vocación de toda la vida para apoyar a los estudiantes con autismo y otras discapacidades's Story
Juan and Guarionex sitting next to each other outside
Juan D., a proud father inspired by his son's ambition
"...autism is not a one-size situation. This affects everyone regardless of status, race, and political party..."
Read Juan D., a proud father inspired by his son's ambition's Story

If you've met one person with autism, you've met one person with autism.

- Dr. Stephen Shore