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Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the life span, for the needs of people with autism and their families.

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Stories of a Brighter Life

Cassie
Cassie G. | 11 years old
“She feels at a level I can’t even begin to imagine. She loves with every fiber of her being.”
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Phil M.
Phil M. | 30 years old
“I guess you could say it’s perseverance at its finest"
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Milan
Milan B. | 10 years old
I like having autism and I would never change anything about myself. I would not be the person I am today if I did not have autism. I am very creative and smart because of this. However, autism is just a little part of me; it is not who I am.
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Leo
Leonardo | 4 years old
Leo makes everything special. Hace especial todo, dice Jessica, la mamá de Leo. El marca la diferencia entre mis dos hijos. El marca donde quiera que va la diferencia.
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Chase T. | 20 years old
Being on a spectrum means I do and see things differently from others.
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Scarlett D. | 4 years old
She is breaking a stigma. She is changing people’s thoughts and minds and does it all by just being herself. I’m just so proud!
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About the Campaign

Introducing a new brand campaign, For a Brighter Life on the Spectrum, inspired by the vast and diverse autism community. At Autism Speaks, we’re committed to telling authentic stories of people with autism and their unique strengths, challenges, dreams and goals.

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