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Autism Speaks News Conference on CDC Autism Prevalence Numbers

March 27, 2014

Washington, D.C. (March 27, 2014) –  Autism Speaks President Liz Feld and Chief Science Officer Rob Ring joined a bipartisan group of Congressional supporters to issue a call for a comprehensive national response to autism’s rising numbers, with dedicated funding for autism research, services and support across the lifespan. 

Feld and Ring were joined by Senators Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Bob Casey (D-PA) and Ed Markey (D-MA), and Reps. Chris Smith (R-NJ) and Pat Meehan (R-PA).

For complete coverage of the CDC prevalence update with perspective from Autism Speaks science staff, click here.


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