Autism Speaks

Maximizing Support and Funding for Autism Awareness

What is Autism?

Autism is a group of complex disorders of brain development. 1 in 68 American children have autism. There is no one cause of autism and every autistic individual is unique in there own way. There is more than a hundred autism risk genes in the human body. Researchers have recently started looking in the immune system of autistic children.
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What is the purpose of Autism Speaks?

The purpose of Autism Speaks is to fund research into the cause, prevention, treatments, and a cure for autism. Autism Speaks has grown into the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization. Part of there mission is to increase awareness and to advocate for the needs of autistic individuals and their families.

Join together and support

Fund raise, Participate in a Walk, Buy Autistic Speaks Merchandise, or Donate. There is so many more ways to get involved to fight for the cure but it can't be done alone. Show your support!

Contact Us

Autism Speaks Office

1 East 33rd Street

4th Floor

New York, NY 10016

Phone: (212) 252-8584

Fax: (212) 252-8676

Field Office



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