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March 2012

New San Francisco Event Raises $500,000

On Saturday, March 24, 2012, over 160 guests gathered in Atherton, Calif. outside of San Francisco for an exciting new fundraising event for Autism Speaks. Facing Autism Presents Acts of Love benefitting Autism Speaks raised nearly half a million dollars for autism research and advocacy. Acts of Love is a WordTheatre® Production created and directed by Cedering Fox.


LIVE Chat with Asperger's Syndrome Coach Amy Gravino

On Friday April 6 at 11am EST Amy Gravino will be hosting a LIVE Chat! Please join us! Amy is a certified college coach for individuals with Asperger's Syndrome, and the founder of A.S.C.O.T (Asperger's Syndrome Coaching and Other Techniques) Coaching, LLC. She is also a seasoned public speaker, and has spoken at conferences, professional development workshops, support group meetings, and more since the age of 14.

Here is how Amy describes herself:

Carly's Voice

From CARLY’S VOICE by Arthur Fleischmann with Carly Fleischmann.  Copyright © 2012 by Arthur Fleischmann.  Published by Touchstone Books, a division of Simon & Schuster.  Reprinted by permission.  All rights reserved.

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