Tag: Grants for Autism Programs

What Do Autism Speaks Grants Fund?

What Do Autism Speaks Grants Fund?

| September 18, 2013 | 1 Comment

In 2005, Autism Speaks was founded by former NBC CEO Bob Wright and his wife Suzanne after their grandson was diagnosed with the illness. Shortly after formation it received a major start-up grant of $25 million from the co-founding CEO of Home Depot Bernie Marcus. It quickly merged the efforts of the Autism Coalition for […]

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Autism Grants for Schools Send Kids with ASD to Special Programs

Autism Grants for Schools Send Kids with ASD to Special Programs

| July 19, 2013 | 1 Comment

Autism is described as an epidemic. It is the fastest growing developmental disability in the United States, affecting 1 in 88 children. Over 2 million Americans are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. There is currently no cure for autism and very little is understood about its causes. There are two types of school grants that […]

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