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Mission Statement

At Autism Speaks, our goal is to change the future for all who struggle with autism spectrum disorders.

We are dedicated to funding global biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and cure for autism; to raising public awareness about autism and its effects on individuals, families, and society; and to bringing hope to all who deal with the hardships of this disorder. We are committed to raising the funds necessary to support these goals.

Autism Speaks aims to bring the autism community together as one strong voice to urge the government and private sector to listen to our concerns and take action to address this urgent global health crisis. It is our firm belief that, working together, we will find the missing pieces of the puzzle.

Autism Speaks. It's time to listen.


Walk Now for Autism Speaks is a 5k family Walk and an autism community resource fair heightening public awareness and raising money to fund autism research. Scheduled in over 80 cities across North America, Walk Now for Autism Speaks appeal extends beyond the autism community

Participants include families and friends united in their support of those affected by autism; business and civic leaders; medical professionals; educators; and local and national celebrities. Attendees come from a wealth of backgrounds and ethnicities sharing a commitment to finding the missing piece of the puzzle.


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Would you recommend Autism Speaks?

by sarah s. from Norridge, IL (June 15, 2015)
I have nit heard from anyone yet to help
by Amanda A. from Las Vegas, NV (May 27, 2014)
Fun event and the staff was very appreciative of all the volunteers. Also, everything was very organized.