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World Autism Awareness Day Media Coverage

April 06, 2009

National Press

CNBC Squawk on the Street

CNN segment with Peter Bell, Autism Speaks executive vice president of programs and servies, and family

Chief Science Office Geri Dawson on CNN

Celeberity Spokeswoman Didi Conn on CNN

CNN's Roland Martin talks with actress and autism activist Holly Robinson Peete and a pediatrician about the autism vaccine debate.

Brian Heuring is autistic, but it doesn't stop him from being an autism advocate. He chats with's Reggie Aqui.

We follow the Dear family for the day to see the challenges they face on a daily basis.

NBC's The Today Show

NBC's The Today Show with Yoko Ono on Autism Speaks

ABC's Good Morning America

CBS The Early Show

US News & World Report – Teenagers with Autism: Want a Job

U.S. News & World Report – 4 Promising Autism Treatments

Philadelphia 76ers Courtside Reporter Dei Lynam discussing World Autism Awareness Day

Philadelphia 76ers Courtside Reporter Dei Lynam / Devereux Night- Hoops for Hope

Footage of Jason McElwain / Dei Lynam interview with Christina Carty

Philadelphia 76ers talent Marc Zumoff and Bob Salmi - CSN-Philadelphia wearing the autism pin

TNT Studio host Ernie Johnson discusses World Autism Awareness Day / acknowledges Tom Carelli and Tim Kane

NBA Cares - TNT Courtside Reporter interviews Didi Conn - Cleveland at Washington

TNT announcers Marv Albert, Reggie Miller and Mike Fratello wearing the autism pin

TNT announcer Kevin Harlan discusses World Autism Awareness Day featuring Utah Jazz player Deron Williams - Utah at Denver

Today is World Autism Day (Nantucket, Mass.)

World Autism Awareness Day is April 2; Experts Available (Newswise)

World Autism Day (Sacramento, Calif.)

UN chief urges greater efforts to help people with autism (United Nations)

Wubbzy to Promote World Autism Day (WIRED)

International Press Coverage

Arab Daily News, Saudi Arabia – Bob Wright Op-Ed piece

Arab Daily News, Saudi Arabia – General WAAD

Gulf Daily News, Bahrain – Bob Wright Op-Ed piece

Al Khaleej Times, Dubai, UAE – Bob Wright Op-Ed piece Health section (Dow Jones of Greece)

Bulgaria Marks World Autism Awareness Day

Prime Minister Gordon Brown Responds To Autism Campaigner On World Autism Awareness Day (Medical News Today)

Week-long shows to mark World Autism Awareness Day (New Delhi, India)

World Autism Awareness Day today (Karachi, Pakistan)

Autism Ontario promotes World Autism Awareness Day (Toronto, Canada)

New autism advocacy group launches (Toronto, Canada)

Arsenal Supporting World Autism Awareness Day (

New York City Press

NY Daily News

WNBC – Awareness Event

Intro Magazine online with Model/Actress Cristina Mendez – focus on NYC Walk

CBS 2 Evening News NY – Cristina Mendez

World Autism Awareness Day (Fort Wayne, Ind.)

World Autism Awareness Day (FOX NY)

World Autism Awareness Day - NY Stock Exchange

Global Autism Public Health Initiative

Chinese Press from Foreign Press Center event,4670,110104x112009040200642,00.html