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Mar 31, 2016, 13:05 ET Autism Speaks: CDC Update On Autism Shows Gap Between Early Concerns And Formal Evaluation Risking A Delay In Intervention For Children

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today released its newest estimate of autism prevalence among the nation's children. The...


Jan 14, 2016, 12:30 ET Autism Speaks Names Angela Timashenka Geiger As President And CEO

Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced that Angela Timashenka Geiger has been named president...


Nov 05, 2015, 09:00 ET Autism Speaks And Ad Council Launch New PSAs With 3D And Stop-Motion Animation Inspired By The Story Of A Child With Autism

Autism Speaks – the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization – today joined the Ad Council and BBDO New York, the...


Nov 05, 2015, 09:00 ET Autism Speaks y el Ad Council lanzan nuevos anuncios de servicio público con animación en 3D y cuadro por cuadro inspirado en la historia de un niño con autismo

Autism Speaks, la principal organización a nivel mundial, dedicada al estudio científico del autismo y su defensa, se unió hoy al Ad...


Nov 05, 2015, 09:00 ET Autism Speaks And Ad Council Launch New PSAs With 3D And Stop-Motion Animation Inspired By The Story Of A Child With Autism

Autism Speaks – the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization – today joined the Ad Council and BBDO New York, the...


Nov 03, 2015, 12:22 ET ACE Cash Express Supports Autism Speaks with $30,061

 ACE employees in the Midwest recently raised money for Autism Speaks, in support of their colleagues who have children with autism. Together,...


Nov 02, 2015, 13:19 ET Statement From Autism Speaks

Suzanne Wright, Autism Speaks Co-Founder and Board member, has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Suzanne will take a leave of absence from her...


May 01, 2015, 16:09 ET Autism Speaks Co-Founder Bob Wright To Step Down As Chairman Of The Board

Bob Wright, Co-Founder of Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, will step down as Chairman of the Board of...


Apr 13, 2015, 08:30 ET More Than 55,000 People Expected to Participate in the 13th Annual "Walk Now for Autism Speaks" at The Rose Bowl, April 18

More than 55,000 people are expected to unite for the 13th annual Los Angeles Walk Now for Autism Speaks at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena on Saturday,...


Apr 01, 2015, 10:05 ET Joe's Crab Shack Aims To Raise More Than $1 Million For Autism Community

 Starting today, Joe's Crab Shack has launched the restaurant's third annual fundraiser for Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science...


Mar 10, 2015, 13:11 ET Nikki Reed Joins Lindt To Launch Sixth Lindt GOLD BUNNY Celebrity Auction To Raise Funds And Awareness For Autism Speaks

 Today, Nikki Reed, actress and singer-songwriter, joins premium chocolatier Lindt USA to launch the sixth Lindt GOLD BUNNY Celebrity Auction...


Mar 02, 2015, 08:00 ET Akili Interactive Labs Announces Clinical Collaboration Agreement with Autism Speaks' Affiliate DELSIA LLC

 Akili Interactive Labs, Inc. ("Akili"), a company that is developing clinically-validated video games for cognitive assessment and...


Feb 24, 2015, 13:00 ET Stephen Stills, Neil Young, Shawn Colvin, Steve Earle, The White Buffalo, Chris Stills And Very Special Guests Team Up For The 3rd Light Up The Blues Concert To Benefit Autism Speaks

 Stephen Stills, Neil Young, Shawn Colvin, The White Buffalo, Steve Earle, Chris Stills and emcee Jack Black with many special guests, will...


Feb 24, 2015, 11:24 ET Lindt USA To Give Back To Autism Speaks This Easter Season With Help From Iconic Lindt GOLD BUNNY

 Today, premium chocolatier Lindt USA announces its continued partnership with non-profit organization Autism Speaks to raise funds and...