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Calls to Action

United Nations

April 01, 2015

More than 13,000 participants have already united for Autism Speaks’ international
“Light It Up Blue” campaign

April 01, 2014

UN panel discussion "Autism: Awareness to Action" on Tuesday, April 1

March 31, 2014

Watch United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's message for the seventh annual World Autism Awareness Day.

November 11, 2013

Senators publish op-ed piece in USA Today calling on the Senate to ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

June 18, 2013

Final language of published resolution brings formal commitment to action on developmental disabilities by more than 50 countries

April 03, 2013

Autism Speaks co-hosts UN panel on social, economic and public health challenges faced by individuals, families and societies worldwide