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Science News

Research shows no causal link between Tylenol and autism

A new study shows that there is no link between Tylenol and autism and that the previously reported connection is likely due to other underlying
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Advocacy News

Autism Speaks Endorses Bill to Ban the Sale of Water Beads Marketed as Toys

Autism Speaks has joined family advocates and groups like the American Academy of Pediatrics in calling for a ban of the sale of water beads marketed
Nasdaq welcomes Autism Speaks

Autism Speaks rings the NASDAQ stock market closing bell for World Autism Month

Brian Harper, chairman of the Autism Speaks Board of Directors was joined with a group of autistic people, families and caregivers, and Autism Speaks
Autism Speaks World Autism Month Fearless campaign

Autistic people need us to act fearlessly this World Autism Month

Autism Speaks CEO writes a letter urging the community to act fearlessly for autistic people, their family and their friends this World Autism Month &
Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer Andy Shih
Science News

Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer speaks at UN event on technology and autism

Andy Shih gave the opening address at a United Nations event focused on the intersection of technology and autism advocacy hosted by the State of
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Press Release

This World Autism Month, Autism Speaks champions change with new Community Messengers

Autism Speaks announces the Champions of Change program - autistic advocates & spokespeople with a range of experiences, support needs and connections
Press Release

This World Autism Month, Autism Speaks pledges to Act Fearlessly for acceptance and change

In recognition of World Autism Month, Autism Speaks is launching its #ActFearlessly campaign and encouraging the public to sign its pledge, share
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Advocacy News

Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer speaks at congressional hearing on the Autism CARES Act of 2024

On February 14, Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer Andy Shih testified before Congress on the transformative impact of programs authorized under the
Keith Wargo testifying before Small Business subcommittee hearing 2024
Advocacy News

Autism Speaks CEO testifies before Congress on pathways for employment of individuals with autism and other disabilities

Keith Wargo shared data and personal narratives, illustrating the transformative power of inclusive employment practices, during the House Small
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Press Release

Autism Speaks awards $115,000 in grants to 23 organizations serving the autism community

Autism Speaks announces its 2023 Local Impact Grant recipients. These grants fund nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations that provide autistic people with
Robert Varnedoe, Josh Cobbs, Senator Chuck Grassley and Arianna Esposito at Lee Container
Advocacy News

El senador Grassley visita al fabricante Lee Container

El senador estadounidense Chuck Grassley se unió a Autism Speaks y al presidente de Lee Container, Robert Varnedoe, para discutir las oportunidades de
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NFL players show support of Autism Speaks during My Cause My Cleats

Imagine owning a piece of NFL history while supporting a great cause. That's right – you can now bid on the very cleats worn by your favorite NFL
Keith Wargo, CEO of Autism Speaks

Autism Speaks CEO Stands with Chicago Bears Offensive Coordinator Luke Getsy

As the CEO of Autism Speaks, I am deeply saddened by the hurtful and harmful language on social media directed at Chicago Bears offensive coordinator
Zak and his parents, Mona and Stuart
Advocacy News

Advocating for those with severe, intense and challenging behaviors

As we discuss the progress and the future of services for autistic individuals with severe challenges, we also reimagine the landscape of autism
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Science News

Autism in Africa: Transforming care and services for a brighter future

In a new report from the WHO, UNICEF and Autism Speaks, we outline three action items that could improve care for autistic children and their families
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Science News

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

Autism Speaks today announced the opening of applications for a new cycle of research grants on the study of central auditory processing disorder