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2014-03-27 23:02:51

Autism Speaks Calls for Immediate National Action Plan Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new data with regard to the prevalence of autism in the United States. This surveillance study identified 1 in 68 children (1 in 42 boys and 1 in 189 girls) as having an autism spectrum disorder. Autism Speaks has visited all 535 Congressional offices, organized statements from Republican and Democratic leaders in both the...

2014-02-12 23:21:11

Grants provide funding for service providers to offer scholarships to individuals with autism for swimming and water safety lessons. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced the establishment of the Autism Speaks Scholarship Fund for Swimming and Water Safety. The new grant program provides funding for eligible local service providers to offer scholarships for swimming and water safety lessons...

2013-01-16 08:28:05

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tsukihoshi today announced its support of Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, in its commitment to fund research that will help uncover the causes of, develop effective treatments for and ultimately find a cure for autism. With a strong history dating back to 1873, Tsukihoshi is the leading manufacturer and distributor of children's footwear in Japan. The brand joins Autism Speaks as a proud sponsor in the...