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President Obama

February 29, 2016

Autism Speaks' whole genome sequencing program among the innovative precision medicine initiatives discussed at White House summit

January 13, 2016

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) heads into 2016 with a with budget increase of 6.6 percent after Congress showed renewed commitment to biomedical research last month. President Obama signed the omnibus appropriations bill that includes $2 billion more than the previous level of $30.1 billion.

April 02, 2015

President Barack Obama today issued a White House proclamation recognizing World Autism Awareness Day declaring that “everyone deserves a fair shot at opportunity” and celebrating the work of “advocates, professionals, family members, and all who work to build brighter tomorrows alongside those with autism.”

March 04, 2015

The President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing recommends that police departments nationwide review their policies surrounding interactions with people who have disabilities and other vulnerable groups.

January 30, 2015

Autism Speaks welcomes commitment to genome-guided individualized medicine, as exemplified by our MSSNG program

April 02, 2013

President lays out plan 'to revolutionize our understanding of the human brain'

December 19, 2012

Over the past six days, the autism community has joined the millions of people across the country and around the world who mourn the vi