Archived | Autism Speaks: Celebrities To Perform Acts of Love in October | Circa September 2009 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Stars such as Debra Messing, Alfred Molina and Zachary Quinto are gearing up to perform Acts of Love in support of Autism Speaks. Acts of Love is Autism Speaks’ annual awards reception celebrating those who have made a difference in the Autism Community. The event raises funds and awareness which allows Autism Speaks to continue its work in finding a cure for autism. …

Archived | Autism Speaks: James Denton Joins Celebrities At Autism Charity Walk | Circa April 2010 #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

April 26, 2010 Desperate Housewives star James Denton joined Holly Robinson-Peete, Rodney Peete and Austin Anderson at the Los Angeles Walk Now for Autism Speaks event on Saturday, April 24. The walk saw participants complete a route of 3 miles, generating vital funds for autism research and raising awareness about the increasing prevalence of autism – the fastest-growing serious developmental disorder – and the …

Archived | Autism Speaks Initiatives | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Initiatives  As important as individual grants, initiative projects give Autism Speaks a much more proactive role in promoting specific research. Initiatives frequently involve formation of collaborative research consortia, support of targeted research, organization of research meetings, and creation of research resources. Autism is a complex disease and we believe initiatives that bring together researchers in …

Archived | Jamie Foxx To Headline Autism Speaks Gala | Circa August 15, 2018 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

August 15, 2018 Grammy and Academy Award-winner Jamie Foxx will headline the Autism Speaks “Into the Blue” gala on October 4th at the Beverly Hills Hotel. The star-studded evening will feature celebrity ‘blue’ carpet arrivals, a cocktail reception with music by DJ Irie, an exclusive celebrity fashion experience, and a four-course dinner. “Into the Blue” raises funds to support …

Archived | Autism Speaks: 2008 IMFAR Shows Progress in All Areas of Autism Research | Circa May 15 – 17 2008 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

2008 IMFAR Shows Progress in All Areas of Autism Research International Meetingfor Autism ResearchMay 15-17, 2008London The seventh annual International Meeting for Autism Research recently concluded in London with more than 1150 researchers from around the world attending and making more than 850 presentations. Among the countries represented were Australia, Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, …

Archived | Toni Braxton Presents Scholarship During UNCF Evening Of Stars | Circa April 28, 2015 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

April 28, 2015 The recent taping of UNCF An Evening of Stars marked a notable intersection of premier educational and nonprofit organizations with Hollywood superstars. R&B sensation and seven-time Grammy winner Toni Braxton presented a $10,000 scholarship, which she funded jointly with Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization. Braxton, a global ambassador for Autism Speaks, became committed …

Archived | Jennie Garth Launches Lindt Gold Bunny Celebrity Charity Auction | Circa March 7, 2013 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Jennie Garth Launches Lindt Gold Bunny Celebrity Charity Auction March 7, 2013 Jennie Garth, actress and mother of three, joins premium Swiss chocolatier Lindt USA to launch the company’s fourth Lindt GOLD BUNNY Celebrity Auction. Garth is joined by 96 celebrities — from Blake Lively, Brad Paisley and Celine Dion — to help raise funds for the autism cause. Fans can make a difference this …