Celebrity Autism AdvocatesThe 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards - ArrivalsIn 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)
Celebrity Autism AdvocatesPremiere Of The HBO Documentary "His Way" - ArrivalsSylvester 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.
Celebrity Autism AdvocatesFlorida Panthers v Atlanta ThrashersScott Mellanby of the Atlanta Thrashers has a child with autism.(Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)
Celebrity Autism Advocates2nd Annual Friends of Harlem Dowling All Star Gala in New YorkSinger Phoebe Snow’s daughter has autism (Photo by Paul Hawthorne/Getty Images)
Celebrity Autism AdvocatesESPN the Magazine Presents 7th Annual Pre-Draft Party - ArrivalsRetired 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)
Celebrity Autism Advocates2011 InStyle/Warner Brothers Golden Globes Party - ArrivalsActor 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)
Celebrity Autism AdvocatesPremiere Of Universal Pictures' & Illumination Entertainment's "HOP" - ArrivalsGary Cole’s daughter was diagnosed with autism. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
Celebrity Autism Advocates82nd Annual Academy Awards - ArrivalsActor Ed Asner is the parent of an autistic son.(Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
Celebrity Autism AdvocatesBoston College Golden Eagles v Miami HurricanesMIAMI - 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)
Celebrity Autism Advocates25th Great Sports Legends Dinner To Benefit The Buoniconti Fund - ArrivalsFormer 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)
Celebrity Autism AdvocatesHouston Astros v Los Angeles DodgersFormer baseball player Carl Erskine has been outspoken about autism and its affects. (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)
Celebrity Autism AdvocatesActor Aidan Quinn arrives at the premierActor Aidan Quinn is the parent of an autistic child (Credit: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)
Celebrity Autism Advocates38th Annual NAACP Image Awards - ArrivalsActors Tisha Campbell-Martin and Duane Martin have a son with autism.