Posts Tagged ‘autism speaks’

2012 Walk Now for Autism Speaks

Last weekend I participated in my 5th “Walk Now for Autism Speaks” event. What an amazing turnout they had. My team raised almost $7,000 so far and I will come away with close to $1200 once all my donations are accounted for. I feel very blessed to have such a supportive group of friends, family, [...]

Autism Speaks Logo on Grey’s Anatomy

grey's anatomy autism speaks logo

So I know this was forever ago (or 2.5 weeks ago) but did you all see the Autism Speaks logo on Grey’s Anatomy on the episode “All You Need is Love” which aired Feb. 9th? They didn’t say anything but they didn’t need to. With Dr. Owen Hunt, chief of surgery in the foreground, the [...]

President Obama Renews the “Combating Autism Reauthorization Act”

America Will Not Quit on Them! The “Combating Autism Reauthorization Act” became a law in 2006, just 1 year after Autism Speaks was founded, and has since then provided over $945 million over five years for autism research, services, and treatment. The extension, signed by President Obama on Friday, September 30th, ensures another three years [...]