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Calls to Action

New York City

November 11, 2015

On Tuesday night, individuals with autism, family members, service providers and professionals gathered in New York City to discuss how to better navigate the existing housing and residential supports system while exploring alternative models and efforts underway to better meet the community’s needs.

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June 05, 2015

The announcement came in response to the October 2013 tragedy when Avonte Oquendo, 14, wandered unnoticed from his Queens school.

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August 07, 2014

New York City Mayor signs law named for Queen's teen Avonte Oquendo; requires city to look at adding alarms to school doors

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March 12, 2014

Our Autism Speaks to Young Professionals Event (AS2YP) at "Avenue" in NYC raised more than $20,000 for Autism Speaks!

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July 30, 2013

Joe’s Crab Shack President Jim Mazany discusses partnership with Autism Speaks and grand opening of Harlem restaurant.

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July 01, 2013

The New York Times spotlights Autism Speaks program to advance early diagnosis and intervention in the Korean-American community

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