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World Autism Awareness Day Media Coverage

April 06, 2009


National Press


CNBC Squawk on the Street
http://www.cnbc.com/id/15840232?video=1080658885&play=1

CNN segment with Peter Bell, Autism Speaks executive vice president of programs and servies, and family
http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/health/2009/04/02/gupta.autism.insurance.cnn?iref=videosearch

Chief Science Office Geri Dawson on CNN
http://www.cnn.com/2009/HEALTH/04/02/autism.update/index.html

Celeberity Spokeswoman Didi Conn on CNN
http://www.cnn.com/2009/HEALTH/04/02/conn.autism/index.html

CNN's Roland Martin talks with actress and autism activist Holly Robinson Peete and a pediatrician about the autism vaccine debate.
http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2009/04/03/nb.autism.vaccine.debate.cnn?iref=videosearch

Brian Heuring is autistic, but it doesn't stop him from being an autism advocate. He chats with CNN.com's Reggie Aqui.
http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/health/2009/04/02/dcl.intv.heuring.cnn?iref=videosearch

We follow the Dear family for the day to see the challenges they face on a daily basis.
http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/health/2009/04/02/dear.family.autism.day.08.cnn?iref=videosearch

NBC's The Today Show
http://today.msnbc.msn.com/#30009205

http://mms.tveyes.com/Transcript.asp?StationID=1270&DateTime=4/2/2009%208:05:59%20AM&Term=Autism%20Speaks&PlayClip=TRUE

NBC's The Today Show with Yoko Ono on Autism Speaks
http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/26184891/vp/30027785#30027785

ABC's Good Morning America
http://abcnews.go.com/gma

CBS The Early Show
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2009/04/02/earlyshow/health/main4913613.shtml

US News & World Report – Teenagers with Autism: Want a Job
http://www.usnews.com/articles/health/brain-and-behavior/2009/04/02/teenagers-with-autism-want-a-job.html

U.S. News & World Report – 4 Promising Autism Treatments
http://health.usnews.com/articles/health/brain-and-behavior/2009/04/02/4-promising-autism-treatments-from-vitamin-b12-to-alzheimers-drug-namenda.html

Philadelphia 76ers Courtside Reporter Dei Lynam discussing World Autism Awareness Day
http://boss.streamos.com/wmedia/nba/vip_streaming/0000513924150.asx

Philadelphia 76ers Courtside Reporter Dei Lynam / Devereux Night- Hoops for Hope http://boss.streamos.com/wmedia/nba/vip_streaming/0000513924290.asx

Footage of Jason McElwain / Dei Lynam interview with Christina Carty http://boss.streamos.com/wmedia/nba/vip_streaming/0000513924293.asx

Philadelphia 76ers talent Marc Zumoff and Bob Salmi - CSN-Philadelphia wearing the autism pin
http://boss.streamos.com/wmedia/nba/vip_streaming/0000513924004.asx

TNT Studio host Ernie Johnson discusses World Autism Awareness Day / acknowledges Tom Carelli and Tim Kane http://boss.streamos.com/wmedia/nba/vip_streaming/washpre285286.asx

NBA Cares - TNT Courtside Reporter interviews Didi Conn - Cleveland at Washington http://boss.streamos.com/wmedia/nba/vip_streaming/0000513925114.asx

TNT announcers Marv Albert, Reggie Miller and Mike Fratello wearing the autism pin http://boss.streamos.com/wmedia/nba/vip_streaming/0000513925010.asx

TNT announcer Kevin Harlan discusses World Autism Awareness Day featuring Utah Jazz player Deron Williams - Utah at Denver http://boss.streamos.com/wmedia/nba/vip_streaming/0000513926157.asx

Today is World Autism Day (Nantucket, Mass.)
http://www.ack.net/AutismDay040209.html

World Autism Awareness Day is April 2; Experts Available (Newswise)
http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/550702/

World Autism Day (Sacramento, Calif.)
http://www.news10.net/news/goodmorning/story.aspx?storyid=57217&catid=53

UN chief urges greater efforts to help people with autism (United Nations)
http://www.app.com.pk/en_/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=72495&Itemid=2

Wubbzy to Promote World Autism Day (WIRED)
http://blog.wired.com/geekdad/2009/04/wubbzy-to-promo.html


International Press Coverage

Arab Daily News, Saudi Arabia – Bob Wright Op-Ed piece
http://www.arabnews.com/?page=9&section=0&article=121113&d=2&m=4&y=2009

Arab Daily News, Saudi Arabia – General WAAD
http://www.arabnews.com/?page=1&section=0&article=121087&d=2&m=4&y=2009

Gulf Daily News, Bahrain – Bob Wright Op-Ed piece
http://www.gulf-daily-news.com/NewsDetails.aspx?storyid=247178

Al Khaleej Times, Dubai, UAE – Bob Wright Op-Ed piece

Capital.gr Health section (Dow Jones of Greece)
http://www.capitalhealth.gr/Article.aspx?id=708126

Bulgaria Marks World Autism Awareness Day
http://www.novinite.com/view_news.php?id=102451

Prime Minister Gordon Brown Responds To Autism Campaigner On World Autism Awareness Day (Medical News Today)
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/144721.php

Week-long shows to mark World Autism Awareness Day (New Delhi, India)
http://www.thaindian.com/newsportal/health1/week-long-shows-to-mark-world-autism-awareness-day_100174710.html

World Autism Awareness Day today (Karachi, Pakistan)
http://www.thenews.com.pk/updates.asp?id=73518

Autism Ontario promotes World Autism Awareness Day (Toronto, Canada)
http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/02/c6812.html

New autism advocacy group launches (Toronto, Canada)
http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/02/c6055.html

Arsenal Supporting World Autism Awareness Day (Goal.com)
http://www.goal.com/en/news/9/england/2009/04/02/1187973/arsenal-supporting-world-autism-awareness-day


New York City Press


NY Daily News
http://www.nydailynews.com/lifestyle/health/2009/04/02/2009-04-02_world_autism_day_raises_awareness_but_wh.html

WNBC – Awareness Event
http://www.nbcnewyork.com/health/tips_info/150-Empty-Strollers-Drive-Home-Impact-of-Autism.html

Intro Magazine online with Model/Actress Cristina Mendez – focus on NYC Walk
http://www.intromagonline.com/

CBS 2 Evening News NY – Cristina Mendez
http://wcbstv.com/topstories/world.autism.awareness.2.974665.html

World Autism Awareness Day (Fort Wayne, Ind.)
http://www.wane.com/dpp/health/local_wane_fort_wayne_autism_200904020415_rev1

World Autism Awareness Day (FOX NY)
http://www2.myfoxny.com/dpp/good_day_ny/090402_world_autism_awareness_day_adult_programs

World Autism Awareness Day - NY Stock Exchange http://boss.streamos.com/wmedia/nba/vip_streaming/0000513924001.asx


Global Autism Public Health Initiative

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com
http://www.medilexicon.com

Chinese Press from Foreign Press Center event
http://news.sina.com.tw/article/20090402/1560535.html

http://www.oursci.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=29:world-autism-awareness-day&catid=39:latest-news&Itemid=50

http://news.chinatimes.com/2007Cti/2007Cti-Rtn/2007Cti-Rtn-Print/0,4670,110104x112009040200642,00.html