Thanks to college students across the country, Autism Speaks U chapters and students played a key role in many of Autism Speaks’ accomplishments and successes this school year!
Check out the list below to see how students helped support Autism Speaks’ mission to change the future for all who struggle with autism spectrum disorders.
Established 75 official and provisional Autism Speaks U chapters that raise awareness and funds while supporting the local autism community. Click here for a list of chapters.
Over 7,000 buildings in more than 90 countries on all seven continents participated in this year’s Light It Up Blue campaign (that includes over 1,200 college and university events!). Click here to see pictures from campuses nationwide.
Committed $195 million to science grants and research. Click here to find grants that are funded near you.
Passed autism insurance reform laws in 32 states. Click here to see if your state has approved legislation.
- Supported over 95 Walk Now for Autism Speaks events by volunteering, attending and fundraising. In just 5 months, Autism Speaks U Walk teams have raised over $180,000. Click here to find a Walk near you.