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May 2012

Kerry's Korner #15: IMFAR: Heather Brown's Story

In this episode, I feature the International Meeting For Autism Research 2012, or IMFAR, which was held in Toronto, Ontario and sponsored in part by Autism Speaks. This footage is from Day 1 of IMFAR; I interviewed Heather Brown, one of the presenters, who shares her story with us.

For more news and commentary, please see the IMFAR 2012 page.

Watch Wrights Receive Honorary Degrees from Fairfield U

This Sunday, May 20 at 3 p.m. – tune in to watch a live stream of the Fairfield University (Fairfield, Conn.) graduate school commencement exercises, and Autism Speaks Co-founders Suzanne and Bob Wright accept honorary degrees and deliver the 2012 commencement address. In their 15 minute speech to the graduate schools, the Wrights will speak about managing life’s curveballs while striving for success and working for the public good.  

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