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Autism Speaks is the world ’s leading autism science and advocacy organization. It is dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments for autism; increasing awarenessofautismspectrumdisorders;andadvocatingfortheneedsofindividualswith autismandtheirfamilies. AutismSpeakswasfoundedinFebruary2005bySuzanneandBob Wright,thegrandparentsofachildwithautism.M r. Wrightistheformervicechairmanof General Electric and chief executive o fficer of NBC and NBC Universal. Since its inception, Autism Speaks has committed more than $550 million to its mission, the majority in scienceandmedicalresearch. To learn more aboutAutism Speaks, please visit AutismSpeaks.org.
Eachyear WalkNowforAutismSpeakseventsareheldinmore than100citiesacrossNorth America.Ontheglobalfront, AutismSpeakshasestablished partnerships in more than 60 countries on five continents to foster international research, services and awareness.