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Read the Student Affairs Covid-19 Response. Updated March 31, 2020 at 9:20 a.m.
The mission of Autism Speaks U is to promote autism awareness within the local community and act as an advocate for people with autism. Autism Speaks U also aims to engage members in fundraising events for autism research.
Autism Speaks U - Appalachian State University is part of a national initiative that started with Autism Speaks. Autism Speaks was founded in 2005 and has grown into the largest autism awareness and advocacy organization in the United States. Autism Speaks U was launched nationally in 2008.
There are over 50 official Autism Speaks U chapters nationwide. Since its inaugural event at Penn State in 2006, Autism Speaks U events have raised over $1 million and student-organized Walk teams have brought in millions more. The Appalachian State University chapter aims to add to this legacy.