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Autism Speaks is the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization. It is dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. Autism Speaks was founded in February 2005 by Suzanne and Bob Wright, the grandparents of a child with autism. Since its inception, Autism Speaks has committed more than $570 million to its mission, the majority in science and medical research. On the global front, Autism Speaks has established partnerships in more than 70 countries on five continents to foster international research, services and awareness. To learn more about Autism Speaks, please visit AutismSpeaks.org. (https://www.autismspeaks.org/)

CJ Volpe, Chief of Media Strategy
cj.volpe@autismspeaks.org, (646) 385-8532

Aurelia Grayson, Senior Director of Media Strategy
aurelia.grayson@autismspeaks.org(646) 385-8531