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12.22.2017

Tommy Hilfiger creates clothing line for people with special needs

In Spring 2016, iconic designer Tommy Hilfiger launched an adaptive clothing line for kids with autism and other special needs. That clothing line
Advocacy News
12.21.2017

Senate Passes Kevin and Avonte's Law

Before adjourning for the year, the United States Senate passed Kevin and Avonte's Law. 
News
12.13.2017

Kids with autism visit with 'Caring Santa'

Santa welcomes children of all ages and abilities! Autism Speaks is thrilled to have partnered with Cherry Hill Programs again this holiday season to
Advocacy News
11.14.2017

Kevin and Avonte's Law reintroduced in Congress

On Thursday, November 2, 2017, Congress reintroduced Kevin and Avonte's Law (S.2070/H.R. 4221), proposed legislation that would help safeguard
Advocacy News
11.13.2017

Autism Speaks CEO, Angela Geiger meets with Congressional leaders

Last week, Autism Speaks President and CEO Angela Geiger met with Congressional leaders including Senator Roy Blunt (MO), House Majority Whip Steve
Advocacy News
11.2.2017

2017 Autism Law Summit: "A gathering of doers"

The Autism Law Summit is an annual "gathering of doers in the world of autism law and policy." From what started as a small meeting of a dozen
Advocacy News
10.31.2017

Legislation to Support Family Caregivers Advances

The Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage (RAISE) Family Caregivers Act was introduced to support family caregivers in the United States,
Advocacy News
10.28.2017

Congressman Mike Gallagher hosts “Autism Across the Spectrum”

On September 23, 2017, Congressman Mike Gallagher (WI-8) hosted "Autism Across the Spectrum" in Appleton, Wisconsin. The event brought together
Science News
10.20.2017

World’s largest autism genome databank adds more than 2,000 sequences

Today, the Autism Speaks MSSNG team announced the upload of an additional 2,030 fully sequenced genomes to the project's cloud-based databank, making
Science News
10.17.2017

The results are in: Priorities in autism research

Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer Thomas Frazier shares the results of the Autism Speaks Science Planning Survey.
Science News
10.15.2017

Autism researchers Coyle, Lord and State win international honors

Autism Speaks congratulates autism researchers Joe Coyle, Cathy Lord and Matt State on receiving the National Academy of Medicine’s Sarnat
Press Release
10.5.2017

Autism Speaks 2017 Celebrity Chef Gala Brings Together World-Class Chefs For a Cause

Hosted by *NSYNC recording artist Joey Fatone, event raises vital funds for autism research and resources for children and adults
Advocacy News
10.4.2017

Legislator Jim Patterson remembered as a legislative champion

Today we remember Alabama State Representative, Jim Patterson who passed away on Monday of a sudden heart attack. Representative Patterson was a
Science News
10.1.2017

Thank you for taking the 2017 Autism Speaks Science Planning Survey

The Autism Speaks Science Planning Survey is now closed. Thank you for your input, which we'll be sharing in our science news column in the coming
Advocacy News
9.29.2017

Legislation to Support Family Caregivers Advances

The Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage (RAISE) Family Caregivers Act was introduced to support family caregivers in the United States,
News
9.22.2017

How the Kiehl's and Autism Speaks partnership came about

Q&A is with Cheryl Vitali, Kiehl's Worldwide General Manager and Autism Speaks board member.
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