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 […]

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 […]

National Autism Association Conference from November 14 – 17 in Florida

St. Pete Beach, Florida – Reminder, The National Autism Association Conference from November 14 – 17 is open for registrations. The National Autism Association (NAA) is a n nonprofit organization founded in 200. NAA is a parent-run advocacy organization with 25,000 email subscribers. and the leading voice on urgent issues related to severe autism, regressive autism, […]

Autism Shines Gala to raise funds for Autism Society of Alabama

Birmingham, Ala. — The Autism Society of Alabama board of directors will be hosting the annual Autism Shines Gala to raise funds for the benefit of individuals with autism in Alabama. The fundraiser, which was formerly known as the FROG Affair, will be holding silent auction of items that include several artworks and numerous paintings […]

Anna Kennedy Online announces Wear It for Autism winners

In June we shared with you that Anna Kennedy Online was seeking nominations for their yearly event, Wear it for Autism, taking place in October. This event celebrates mums, dads, grandparents, carers, and individuals who are on the autism spectrum. The press release can be read here: Anna Kennedy Online – dads, grandparents and individuals […]

Philadelphia Eagles take part in 6th annual Huddle Up for Autism event – w/video

Philadelphia – The 6th annual Huddle Up for Autism event took place on Sunday 26 April at Lincoln Financial Field. The event helped to raise funds for The Center for Autism Research at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). The event was presented by the Philadelphia Eagles, who support The Center for Autism Research (CAR) […]

Imagine Walk raises funds and awareness for autism – w/video

Warwick, R.I. – On Sunday April 26 the 13th annual Imagine Walk and Family Fun Day for Autism took place in Goddard Park. The event had been organized by The Autism Project. It is thought that eight thousand walkers participated in the event, having traveled from all across the region. The 2014 Imagine Walk raised […]

Cycling event helps raise autism awareness

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia – The Rosewood Hotel and Jeddah Autism Centre recently held a event in order to raise awareness of autism spectrum disorder throughout the kingdom. The 90 minute event, which boasted 100 participants wearing blue t-shirts and badges, took place along the Jeddah Corniche however halfway through the ride, the group opted to […]

Dating help programs to be unveiled at Scottish autism conference

Scotland – A conference being held on Wednesday March 25 will contain presentations from Belgium and the Netherlands on their new programs aimed at helping people on the spectrum form better relationships. One of the presenters Peter Vermeulen, who runs Belgium’s Autism Central, told news outlet The Herald that: “We are starting to have people […]

North Lancashire Directions Group – FREE Parent Carer Information and Fun Day

Lancaster, Lancashire, UK – North Lancashire Directions Group (NLDG) is a group based in Lancaster that is run by parent carers of children and young people who have additional needs. They run the group for the benefit of other parent carers who are in a similar situation. They provide information to the local community about […]