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3.29.2018

The tallest building in the world will Light It Up Blue on April 2

The tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, will Light It Up Blue on April 2, 2018 in honor of World Autism
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3.28.2018

The Sagrada Familia will Light It Up Blue on April 2

One of then largest Roman Catholic Churches in the world, the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, will Light It Up Blue on April 2, 2018
Advocacy News
3.27.2018

How the FY18 appropriations bill benefits the autism community

On March 23, 2018, the annual appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2018 was signed into law marking some significant wins for the autism community.
Advocacy News
3.23.2018

Congress passes omnibus appropriations bill

Today is an important day for the autism community as Congress passes its annual appropriations for Fiscal Year 2018.
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3.21.2018

Los Angeles landmarks will Light It Up Blue on April 2

In honor of World Autism Awareness Day, various landmarks in Los Angeles will Light It Up Blue on April 2, 2018!
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3.20.2018

Chicago landmarks will Light It Up Blue on April 2

In honor of World Autism Awareness Day, various landmarks in Chicago will Light It Up Blue on April 2, 2018!
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2.20.2018

Statement about the Parkland school shooting from Autism Speaks

Autism Speaks extends its deepest condolences to the community of Parkland, Florida, after last week's deadly shooting rampage. As investigators
A young man stands in front of his new home, surrounded by his family, friends, and carers.
Advocacy News
2.1.2018

EMPOWER Care Act introduced to reauthorize Money Follows the Person

On December 13, the bipartisan EMPOWER Care act (S.2227) was introduced in the Senate by Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Maria Cantwell (D-WA).
Press Release
1.25.2018

Autism Speaks teams up with NCAA basketball coaches and fans for Coaches Powering Forward

Campaign February 9 through 11 promotes understanding and acceptance of people with autism
Advocacy News
1.24.2018

RAISE Family Caregivers Act is signed into law!

On January 22, 2018, the Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage (RAISE) Family Caregivers Act was signed into law by President Donald Trump
Advocacy News
1.23.2018

2017 Autism Speaks Advocacy Highlights

In 2017, Autism Speaks pursued policy initiatives to promote solutions for individuals across the autism spectrum and throughout the lifespan.
Press Release
1.16.2018

Neil Young and friends team up for 5th annual Light Up The Blues Concert to benefit Autism Speaks

Neil Young, Stephen Stills, Burt Bacharach, Judy Collins, Sheryl Crow, Chris Stills, Oliver Stills, Benmont Tench, Mike Campbell, Steve Ferrone, and
Advocacy News
1.11.2018

Advocacy Ambassadors Celebrate a New Year of Opportunities

Last year, Autism Speaks launched the Volunteer Advocacy Ambassador Program to enhance its advocacy efforts by promoting constituent outreach to
Science News
1.10.2018

Autism Speaks and Royal Arch Masons to fund research on auditory processing disorder

Autism Speaks, with generous support from the Royal Arch Masons International, is pleased to announce two new funding opportunities for research
Advocacy News
1.2.2018

2017 Advocacy Highlights

Happy New Year! As we look forward to the success 2018 may bring, let us celebrate last year's highlights...
Science News
1.2.2018

Autism Speaks names Top Ten Autism Studies of 2017

Autism Speaks is pleased to announce its selection of the ten studies in 2017 that most-powerfully advanced the field of autism research to enhance
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