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Hackathon aimed at all those on the Autism Spectrum a Success
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Hackathon aimed at all those on the Autism Spectrum a Success

This past weekend a major Autism Hackathon took place in San Francisco, CA.  At least 135 developers, as well as designers and experts of autism came together to focus on programming applications that would help autistic adults who are verging on exciting ...
Press Release – Autism Speaks launches MSSNG portal for open-access genomics research
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Press Release – Autism Speaks launches MSSNG portal for open-access genomics research

New York, N.Y. (September 1, 2015) - Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, today launched the web-based portal for its MSSNG database, making the resource available to researchers worldwide. The MSSNG portal enables quali...
Press Release – Guinness World Record™ Marathon Challenge, All Proceeds Will Be Donated to Autism Speaks LI
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Press Release – Guinness World Record™ Marathon Challenge, All Proceeds Will Be Donated to Autism Speaks LI

Riverhead, NY - July 28, 2015 - On August 11-15, 2015, Darren Stakey will attempt to break the Guinness World Records™ for the Longest Singing Marathon and Longest Marathon Playing Piano at The Outerbanks Restaurant, Indian Island Golf Course in Riverhead, NY ...
WrongPlanet Pageview Count hits a Profound All-Time Low due to lack of adequate autism representation
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WrongPlanet Pageview Count hits a Profound All-Time Low due to lack of adequate autism representation

According to direct (actual, not estimated) measurements from Quantcast, WrongPlanet, which claims to be the largest forum online for people with Autism and Asperger’s syndrome and their relatives, has hit an all-time low count of website pageviews, as mea...
Press Release – Autism Speaks Co-Founder Bob Wright To Step Down As Chairman Of The Board
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Press Release – Autism Speaks Co-Founder Bob Wright To Step Down As Chairman Of The Board

NEW YORK, May 1, 2015 -- Bob Wright, Co-Founder of Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, will step down as Chairman of the Board of Directors on May 1st.  Mr. Wright has served as Chairman since he and his wife, Suzanne, ...
Autism Without Fear: On the Twizzler Challenge and Other Populist Trends
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Autism Without Fear: On the Twizzler Challenge and Other Populist Trends

It started on Comedy Central's "Night of Too Many Stars," Meredith Vieira ramped it up with Willie Geist, Regis Philbin did it with Hoda Kotb, Matt Lauer did it with Kathie Lee Gifford, Jimmy Kimmel and Rhianna just did it... any question that The Twizzler...