Philanthropist grandmother talks about her fight against autism

11/12/2009 | MSNBC

Since its creation in 2005, Autism Speaks has grown to become the largest autism advocacy organization in the country, if not the world, says group co-founder Suzanne Wright in this interview. Wright and her media-mogul husband, Bob, were drawn to the cause after their grandson was diagnosed with the disorder. Their work, she said, has lead to changes. "Now every child is mandated by the American Academy of Pediatrics to be screened for autism at 18 and 24 months," Wright said.

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