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. (Photo by Jason Merritt/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)
Houston Astros v Los Angeles Dodgers
Houston Astros v Los Angeles Dodgers
Former baseball player Carl Erskine has been outspoken about autism and its affects. (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)
25th Great Sports Legends Dinner To Benefit The Buoniconti Fund - Arrivals
25th Great Sports Legends Dinner To Benefit The Buoniconti Fund - Arrivals
Former NFL quarterback Dan Marino created the Dan Marino Foundation after his son was diagnosed with autism. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis)
Boston College Golden Eagles v Miami Hurricanes
Boston College Golden Eagles v Miami Hurricanes
MIAMI - NOVEMBER 23: ESPN analyst and former quarterback Doug Flutie for the Boston College Golden Eagles stands in the end-zone near the spot of the famous 'Hail Flutie' during an interview before the game against the University of Miami Hurricanes at the Orange Bowl Stadium on November 23, 2006 in Miami, Florida. The play by Flutie on the last play of the game to upset the Hurricanes happened 22 years ago today. (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)
82nd Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals
82nd Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals
Actor Ed Asner is the parent of an autistic son.(Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
Premiere Of Universal Pictures' & Illumination Entertainment's "HOP" - Arrivals
Premiere Of Universal Pictures' & Illumination Entertainment's "HOP" - Arrivals
Gary Cole’s daughter was diagnosed with autism. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
2011 InStyle/Warner Brothers Golden Globes Party - Arrivals
2011 InStyle/Warner Brothers Golden Globes Party - Arrivals
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.(Photo by Kevork Djansezian/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.(Photo by Mark Von Holden/Getty Images for ESPN)
2nd Annual Friends of Harlem Dowling All Star Gala in New York
2nd Annual Friends of Harlem Dowling All Star Gala in New York
Singer Phoebe Snow’s daughter has autism (Photo by Paul Hawthorne/Getty Images)
Florida Panthers v Atlanta Thrashers
Florida Panthers v Atlanta Thrashers
Scott Mellanby of the Atlanta Thrashers has a child with autism.(Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)
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.
38th Annual NAACP Image Awards - Arrivals
38th Annual NAACP Image Awards - Arrivals
Actors Tisha Campbell-Martin and Duane Martin have a son with autism.
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