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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,...

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...

Oct 10, 2013, 09:18 ET
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Sep 10, 2013, 16:01 ET
Autism Speaks BLUE JEAN BALL.  (PRNewsFoto/Autism Speaks)

Autism Speaks Third Annual BLUE JEAN BALL to Honor Chuck Saftler of FX Networks with Special Acoustic Performance by Dave Grohl

Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, proudly presents its third annual BLUE JEAN BALL, honoring Autism...

Apr 05, 2013, 13:38 ET

Crosby, Stills & Nash To Make Their Only 2013 Los Angeles Area Appearance On April 13 For The Light Up The Blues Concert - an Evening of Music Benefiting Autism Speaks At Club Nokia

 Legendary trio Crosby, Stills & Nash (CSN) makes its only Los Angeles area performance this year on April 13 at Club Nokia for the Light...

Mar 12, 2013, 10:01 ET

The All-Star Light Up The Blues Concert -- An Evening Of Music Benefiting Autism Speaks, To Be Hosted By Kristen And Stephen Stills And Emceed By Jack Black At Club Nokia On April 13

Kristen and Stephen Stills are hosting the Light Up The Blues Concert—An Evening of Music to Benefit Autism Speaks, the world's leading...

Nov 19, 2011, 16:02 ET

Autism Speaks Co-founders Call for U.S. Attorney Investigation and Waiver of State Open Record Law in Penn State Case

The co-founders of Autism Speaks, North America's largest autism advocacy organization, today called for the U.S. Attorney's Office to investigate...

Sep 28, 2010, 10:38 ET
Feb 13, 2008, 00:00 ET

2008 Georgia Walk for Autism Supporters Gather in Atlanta for Kick-Off Dinner

ATLANTA, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statistics released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that about one in...

Oct 25, 2007, 01:00 ET

AutismCares Offers Support to Families Affected by California Fires

NEW YORK, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- AutismCares is actively seeking families affected by autism who are also victims of the California wildfires,...

Oct 22, 2007, 01:00 ET

San Francisco Bay Area Autism Speaks Chapter Endorses Blue Ribbon Commission on Autism Recommendations for Equitable Insurance Coverage for Children With Autism

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of Autism Speaks today announced the organization's...

Oct 15, 2007, 01:00 ET

Autism Speaks Joins Florida State University and First Signs in Launching First-Ever Web-Based Autism Video Glossary

NEW YORK, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Autism Speaks, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness of autism and raising money to fund...

Oct 10, 2007, 01:00 ET

Autism Speaks Applauds Supreme Court Decision Upholding Families' Right to Challenge IEPs Without First Trying Out School District Proposed Placement

WASHINGTON, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- By a vote of 4-4, the Supreme Court today upheld the Second Circuit Court decision in the case of Board of...

Dec 06, 2006, 00:00 ET

Cure Autism Now and Autism Speaks Applaud Approval of the Combating Autism Act by United States House of Representatives

NEW YORK, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Leadership of Autism Speaks and Cure Autism Now, nonprofit organizations dedicated to increasing awareness of...

Jan 17, 2006, 00:00 ET

Autism Speaks Makes First Major Funding Commitment, Supporting the Development of an Unprecedented National Autism Database

NEW YORK, Jan. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Autism Speaks, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness about the growing autism health...

Aug 03, 2005, 01:00 ET

Jerry Seinfeld and Paul Simon to Perform 'One Night Only: A Concert for Autism Speaks'

NEW YORK, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Jerry Seinfeld and Paul Simon will perform in "One Night Only: A Concert for Autism Speaks" September 24 at the...