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Strand of DNA
Science News
2.27.2023

Autism Speaks partner DNAstack is named 2023 Company of the Year

Click here to read about DNAstack’s groundbreaking work to unlock the power of genomics and health data through software and their recent recognition
Autism Speaks welcomes Dr. Charles Reynolds and Dr. Brett Abrahams to our Medical and Science Advisory Committee
Science News
2.27.2023

Autism Speaks welcomes Dr. Charles Reynolds and Dr. Brett Abrahams to our Medical and Science Advisory Committee

Dr. Charles Reynolds, M.D., and Dr. Brett Abrahams, Ph.D., have joined the Autism Speaks Medical and Science Advisory Committee (MSAC). The committee
Autism Speaks launches Early Career Investigators Advisory Subcommittee
Science News
2.27.2023

Autism Speaks launches Early Career Investigators Advisory Subcommittee

Autism Speaks is establishing an Early Career Investigators Advisory Subcommittee that will operate alongside our Medical and Science Advisory
Autism Speaks Light Up The Blues 6 Presented by the Colts
Press Release
2.13.2023

Neil Young, Stephen Stills and more join Autism Speaks Light Up The Blues 6 Concert

Neil Young, Stephen Stills, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, Chris Stills, Oliver Stills, and more, along with many special guests, will return to
Autism Speaks - Coaches Powering Forward
Press Release
1.31.2023

Autism Speaks Coaches Powering Forward Week Unites the NCAA Community to Make a World of Difference for People with Autism

Autism Speaks Coaches Powering Forward campaign is an annual effort to bring college basketball coaches, teams, schools, broadcasters and fans
Gunjan Seth
Science News
1.12.2023

Autism Care Network family partner wins CHC Patient and Family Leadership Award

Autism Speaks is thrilled to congratulate Gunjan Seth, family partner to the Autism Speaks Autism Care Network (ACNet), for winning the 2022 Children
2022 with colorful fireworks behind numbers
Advocacy News
12.31.2022

2022 Advocacy Highlights

Today, we celebrate the policy milestones and accomplishments that your support helped us achieve in 2022.
US Capitol building
Advocacy News
12.23.2022

Milestone wins for the autism community in federal bill

The hard work of advocates across the country and congressional champions for the autism community came to fruition with the passage of a federal
people taking notes at a conference
Science News
12.2.2022

Autism Speaks and CAAAC host research conference for Chinese American community

Click here to learn about the inaugural conference on autism across the life span hosted by the Chinese American Association for Autistic Community
crystallized DNA
Press Release
11.17.2022

Autism Speaks MSSNG database provides data for world’s largest autism whole-genome sequencing study, revealing 134 autism-linked genes

Autism Speaks MSSNG database, the world’s largest autism whole-genome dataset, recently provided researchers from The Hospital for Sick Children
Photo of Santa Claus with child on lap
Press Release
11.15.2022

Cherry Hill Programs and Autism Speaks present Santa Cares events to make visiting Santa inclusive for all ages and abilities

Cherry Hill Programs, Autism Speaks, and Autism Speaks Canada are thrilled to continue hosting sensory-friendly Santa Cares events across North
Autism Speaks Research grants on central auditory processing disorder
Science News
11.1.2022

Autism Speaks opens applications for research grants on central auditory processing disorder

Autism Speaks, the global non-profit dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the life span, for the needs of people with
Dr. Angelina Kakooza-Mwesige
Science News
10.26.2022

Autism Speaks welcomes Dr. Angelina Kakooza-Mwesige to the science advisory committee

Autism Speaks is pleased to announce that Dr. Angelina Kakooza-Mwesige, MB.Ch.B, MMed, Ph.D., has joined our Medical and Science Advisory Committee.
Autism Speaks announces new grant opportunity
Science News
10.25.2022

Autism Speaks announces new grant opportunity for autistic scientists

As part of our mission to be a catalyst for life-enhancing research breakthroughs, Autism Speaks is proud to announce our new Predoctoral Fellowship
judge signing a document with wooden gavel resting nearby
Advocacy News
10.10.2022

The Importance of Generally Accepted Standards of Care

The Wit decision represents the most successful effort to date to hold health insurers accountable for unequal coverage of mental health disorders.
Autism Speaks $550,000 autism research grant winners
Science News
9.13.2022

Autism Speaks awards over $550,000 for autism research

Autism Speaks announced $555,850 in grant funding to five researchers studying autism. Click here to learn more,