India – Symposium on Autism and Cerebral Palsy

Chennai, India – A symposium on Autism and Cerebral Palsy was organised last week. This was a collaboration between the Rehabilitation Centre for Handicapped Children and the National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Multiple Disability (NIEPMD), Teachers, counselors and special educators from both private and government schools took part in the symposium the Indian […]

Albany Summer Camp for Children with Autism

Albany, Georgia – Albany Advocacy Resource Center is busy planning its Autism Summer Camp to start June 3 and to run until through July 3. The camp is for children aged 6-9 with Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome and Persuasive Development Disorders. The camp will be at the Albany ARC Preschool at 1333 W. Broad Ave. from […]

“You Are Not Alone” video to be filmed May 18 in Amherst

Amherst, Lorain County, Ohio – On May 18 the video entitled, “You Are Not Alone” will be filmed to raise awareness about autism. Michael Whary of Boy Scouts Troop 120 who is an Eagle Scout candidate, is organising the film shoot at the Children’s Development Center, 150 Erie Ct. His wants to reach out to […]

Sesame Autisme organizes a Flashmob in Paris for Autism Awareness Month

Paris France – A Flashmob is organized for April 2 at the Place de la Republique in Paris at 6 pm. On the occasion of World Autism Awareness Day, volunteers of the Association Sesame Autisme and students IDRAC PARIS have decided to organize a Flashmob and are encouraging people with autism to show their support. […]

Press Release – P!NK JOINS CONAN O’BRIEN, AL ROKER

Autism Speaks will host its first ever AUTISM SPEAKS TO LOS ANGELES CELEBRITY CHEF GALA, in which 100 award-winning chefs will cook tableside for guests. WHO: Grammy® award-winning recording artist P!NK will perform “Crystal Ball” (off her 2008 album Funhouse) with co-writer and Autism Speaks national board member BILL MANN. Comedian CONAN O’BRIEN to host. […]

Walk Now for Autism Speaks Raises $140,000

Manchester, N.H. — Over 900 people walked for Autism Speaks Sunday at the Southern New Hampshire University in an effort to raise funds for the organization’s projects that are geared towards autism research as well as providing numerous services to children with autism spectrum disorder, and their families. Families from both Vermont and Maine gathered […]

Press Release – Autism’s got Talent Roadshow comes to Middlesbrough!!

– Autism’s Got Talent, organised by Anna and her team and now in its fourth year, is coming to Teesside for the very first time in partnership with Tees Valley autism charity Daisy Chain.The show, to be staged at the University, celebrates and showcases the many talents which youngsters on the autistic spectrum can display. […]

CrossFit 8 Mile Hosts Lift Up Autism

Livonia, Mich. — A crossfit gym in Livonia, Mich. is hosting ‘Lift Up Autism’ to raise funds for the Roosevelt ASD program of the Roosevelt Elementary School and the national autism research. The fundraiser also hopes to help local ASD programs in the city. Couples Nick and Monica Carignan, who are co-owners at the CrossFit […]

Coastal Empire Surfers for Autism Beach Festival Back in Tybee

Tybee Island, Ga. — Coastal Empire Surfers for Autism Beach Festival occurred again on September 12th in Tybee. Surfers for Autism is an organization formed way back in 2008 by a group of surfers from Deerfield Beach in Florida, who wanted to help individuals with autism spectrum disorder have fun by surfing. Aside from Tybee, […]

George Perez to Host ‘Comedy Show for Autism’ Featuring National Comic Tom Green – October 21

FULLERTON, Calif., Sept. 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — For a fifth consecutive year, national comic GEORGE PEREZ will host the 600-person Comedy Show for Autism, featuring TOM GREEN, SAM TRIPOLI, KATE QUIGLEY, KEITH REZA, JOSHUA MEYROWITZ, and SUPERNAKED, all performing in support of Fullerton autism charities and special education programs, at the Fullerton Cares 5th […]