The Autism Speaks organization has merged several advocacy organizations under its umbrella to become a dominant fundraiser in a crowded field. But controversial theories about the cause of the condition present a challenge to the founders even from their own daughter.
CEO resigns who had promised expansion but delivered layoffs. He was the second CEO in a row to have been reined in for an inappropriate management style for an agency employing people with disabilities.
Executive director fired—it might be due to complaints from groups on the ground or from a financial company targeted in a divestment campaign. Competing rationales pit the New York Times against the Boston Globe.