Celebrity Autism Advocates

The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards - Arrivals
The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards - Arrivals
In 2007, Grammy award-winning singer Toni Braxton was named the national celebrity spokesperson for the advocacy organization Autism Speaks. Braxton has two children, one of which was diagnosed with autism.
38th Annual NAACP Image Awards - Arrivals
38th Annual NAACP Image Awards - Arrivals
Actors Tisha Campbell-Martin and Duane Martin have a son with autism.
Premiere Of The HBO Documentary "His Way" - Arrivals
Premiere Of The HBO Documentary "His Way" - Arrivals
Sylvester Stallone's son Seargeoh suffers from autism. In the 1980s, Stallone reportedly donated money from his movie premiers to a research fund he and his ex-wife created.
Scott Mellanby
Scott Mellanby
Scott Mellanby of the Atlanta Thrashers has a child with autism.(Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)
Phoebe Snow
Phoebe Snow
Singer Phoebe Snow's daughter has autism (Credit: Paul Hawthorne/Getty Images)
Actor Aidan Quinn arrives at the premier
Actor Aidan Quinn arrives at the premier
Actor Aidan Quinn is the parent of an autistic child (Credit: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)
ESPN the Magazine Presents 7th Annual Pre-Draft Party - Arrivals
ESPN the Magazine Presents 7th Annual Pre-Draft Party - Arrivals
Retired footballer Merton Hanks played a major role in getting the word out about autism. He is the father of a little girl on the autism spectrum.
Actor Joe Mantegna is the father of a daughter with autism. His daughter Mia is reportedly "highly functioning". He is pictured here with his oldest daughter, Gia.
Joe Mantegna Actor Joe Mantegna is the father of a daughter with autism. His daughter Mia is reportedly "highly functioning". He is pictured here with his oldest daughter, Gia.
Gary Cole's daughter was diagnosed with autism.
Gary Cole Gary Cole's daughter was diagnosed with autism.
Actor Ed Asner is the parent of an autistic son.
Ed Asner Actor Ed Asner is the parent of an autistic son.
Boston College Golden Eagles v Miami Hurricanes
Boston College Golden Eagles v Miami Hurricanes
Doug Flutie and his wife founded the Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation to make it easier on autistic children and their families (Credit: Doug Benc/Getty Images).
Former NFL quarterback Dan Marino created the Dan Marino Foundation after his son was diagnosed with autism.
Dan Marino Former NFL quarterback Dan Marino created the Dan Marino Foundation after his son was diagnosed with autism.
Former baseball player Carl Erskine has been outspoken about autism and its affects.
Carl Erskine Former baseball player Carl Erskine has been outspoken about autism and its affects.

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One Comment

  1. Peter says:

    Who is Gary Cole?

  2. Dom Webster says:

    http://www.lightitupblue.org/

    One and Two Liberty will turn their lights blue to raise awareness for autism.

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