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Autism Speaks Inc

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Purpose and Activities

The organization is dedicated to funding global biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and cure for autism; to raising public awareness about autism and its effects on individuals, families, and society; and to bringing hope to all who deal with the hardships of this disorder.


Established in 2005 in NY - Founded by Robert Charles "Bob" Wright and his wife, Suzanne. In 1986, Mr. Wright served as President and C.E.O. of NBC, and became chairman and C.E.O. in 2001. From 2004 to 2007, he served as chairman and C.E.O. of NBC Universal, created after NBC was acquired by General Electric


Autism Speaks Inc

Public charity




1 East 3 3rd St, 4th Floor New York City, NY United States 08540

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