Gunjan Seth
Science News

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
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Advocacy News

2022 Advocacy Highlights

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

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
Award recipient Lindsey Carter and her colleagues at the Montana Dept. of Public Health's Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Division
Advocacy News

Autism Speaks recognizes public health leaders for meaningful changes to Montana’s Medicaid Program for Children and Young Adults

Autism Speaks recognized Lindsey Carter, Bureau Chief of the Developmental Disabilities Program at the Montana Department of Public Health, with a
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Science News

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
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Press Release

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
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Press Release

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 staff Josh Cobbs handing puzzle piece shaped acrylic award to Rep. Meyer
Advocacy News

Autism Speaks recognizes Iowa legislator as champion for our community

On November 14, 2022, autism advocates recognized Representative Ann Meyer for helping to pass legislation that will provide additional consumer
Autism Speaks Research grants on central auditory processing disorder
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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

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
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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
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Advocacy News

Autism Speaks recognizes Oklahoma Commissioner Mulready for work on autism insurance coverage

On Thursday, October 13, autism advocates and families joined us in recognizing Oklahoma Insurance Department Commissioner Glen Mulready with an
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Advocacy News

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
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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,
Autism Speaks and Congresswoman Grace Meng Address the Importance of Caregiver Skills Training Programs in Local Communities at the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center
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Autism Speaks and Congresswoman Grace Meng address the importance of Caregiver Skills Training Programs in local communities

Autism Speaks President and CEO Keith Wargo joined Congresswoman Grace Meng, leaders and staff of the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center and
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Montana’s Medicaid benefit changes to provide more children with autism the treatment they need

In order to ensure more children with autism utilize Montana's Medicaid Program, the state has announced changes focused on expanded eligibility and