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Autism Speaks

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CDC Reports 30 Percent Increase In Autism Diagnoses

New figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now show one in 68 children in the U.S. have been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/27/2014

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Autism Awareness Month: Autism Speaks

Autism Speaks spreads awareness through news, research and family services.

04/18/2013

Actors Betty White and Ed Asner appear onstage at the 25th Anniversary Genesis Awards at the Century Plaza Hotel on March 19, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Ed Asner Invents Novel Fundraising Idea Using Celebrity Voices

The group “Autism Speaks” has asked celebrities to take part in a unique fund-raising effort.

11/21/2012

Lobster Festival (Lobster Festival)

What You’re Doing This Week: September 10

It’s a fun and charitable week around LA. Check out these great activities that you can enjoy while also helping someone out.

CBS Los Angeles–09/10/2012

Sage Stallone (credit: Frazer Harrison/Gettty Images)

Sage Stallone Laid To Rest

Sage Stallone was laid to rest Saturday.

07/21/2012

Two people riding this bike were killed Sunday as part of the "Love Ride." (credit: CBS)

Leno Trying To Live Down Joke He Made Before Deadly ‘Love Ride’

There hadn’t been a fatality in the 28 year history of the “Love Ride.”

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/26/2011

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Sweet Treats Benefitting Autism Awareness

The Frosted Cupcakery is featuring fun Easter cupcakes as well as a special April Flavor of the Month benefitting Autism Speaks.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/19/2011

New Study Suggests Kids Can ‘Recover’ From Autism

A new study by the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) suggests that kids who have autism can recover with the help of intensive behavioral therapy over a three-year period.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/11/2010