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March 06, 2017

Latest study from the Autism Speaks MSSNG program identifies 18 new autism-linked genes, deepening understanding of autism’s broad spectrum. Eighty percent of the 61 gene variations discovered through MSSNG affect biochemical pathways that have clear potential as targets for future medicines.

August 22, 2016

On a picture-perfect day on Nantucket, nearly 500 people gathered to celebrate everyone with autism and pay tribute to Autism Speaks’ co-founder, the late Suzanne Wright at the 10th annual Autism Speaks Walk Nantucket event.

December 30, 2015

The day's top headlines from around the autism community.

July 06, 2015

In Montreal, Canada, teens with autism are helping teach their peers video production skills during summer camps created by Spectrum Productions.

April 23, 2015

ABC News recently posted an AP article that follows a young woman on the autism spectrum's journey to learn to swim thanks in part to a grant from Autism Speaks.

February 23, 2015

Mr. and Mrs. Wright appeared on Good Morning America to discuss where we've been in the past 10 years and our plans for the future. Watch their interview below.

January 26, 2015

The study’s data became part of the historic first upload of approximately 1,000 autism genomes to the Autism Speaks MSSNG project on the Google Cloud Platform.

November 11, 2014

"You would think because they're identical twins that their autism would be the same, but they're very different," Tracey Ruscil, a mother of three, told Mashable.