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Suzanne Wright

July 27, 2016

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has improved the lives of millions of Americans, including many with autism, by prohibiting discrimination in employment, education and other public accommodations. Autism Speaks advocates marched to honor the 26th anniversary of the ADA in Washington DC’s President’s Park near the White House.

July 29, 2016

What Suzanne Wright has done to raise awareness of autism is immeasurable. Even during the past few difficult months, her determination never wavered. For more than a decade, she has been a tireless advocate on the national and international stage.

February 06, 2016

Friends, supporters and advocates gathered last night at the Flagler Museum in Palm Beach to pay tribute to Autism Speaks Co-founder Suzanne Wright, whose leadership over the last decade has been instrumental in raising international awareness of autism.

November 02, 2015

Suzanne Wright, Autism Speaks co-Founder and Board Member, has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Suzanne will take a leave of absence from her work with Autism Speaks to manage her medical care.

September 29, 2015

First Spouses and other dignitaries meet in NYC to highlight autism as a global public health issue.

August 15, 2015

On a brilliantly sunny day in Nantucket, more than a thousand people gathered to celebrate everyone with autism at the 9th annual Walk Now for Autism Speaks event.

June 28, 2015

Suzanne and Bob Wright were honored with the Visionary Award at the 20th Annual Nantucket Film Festival for their work, dedication and ability to effect change with both the Nantucket Film Festival and Autism Speaks.

April 27, 2015

PARADE Magazine wrote a piece on 10 things you may have not known about Autism Speaks on behalf of Autism Speaks 10 Years of Progress: A Lifetime of Hope!