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Autism Speaks Chicago

Cause Area

  • Advocacy & Human Rights
  • Children & Youth
  • Community
  • Education & Literacy
  • People with Disabilities

Location

3500 W. Peterson Ave.Suite 204Chicago, IL 60659 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the life span, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families through advocacy and support; increasing understanding and acceptance of people with autism spectrum disorder; and advancing research into causes and better interventions for autism spectrum disorder and related conditions. Autism Speaks enhances lives today and is accelerating a spectrum of solutions for tomorrow.

Description

Autism, or autism spectrum disorder (ASD), refers to a broad range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication. According to the Centers for Disease Control, autism affects an estimated 1 in 59 children in the United States today.

Reviews

Would you recommend Autism Speaks Chicago?
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by Wyatt S. (July 31, 2015)
Unbelievable event full of unbelievable people. This was my first experience volunteering with Autism Speaks, but it will not be my last! ...where do I sign up for next year's?!

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