Exclusive: Interviews from Autism Speaks Event with RJ Mitte, Monty Geer & More!


We attended the red carpet for the Autism Speaks Celebrity Poker Tournament in Los Angeles where we spoke with several celebrities and autism activists including RJ Mitte, Monty Geer and so many more. Watch our exclusive interviews below!

Celebrity guests in attendance supported Autism Speaks in its mission to promote solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the life span, for children, adults and families affected by autism spectrum disorder. Proceeds from this tournament will go toward Autism Speaks’ efforts to advance research, increase early childhood screening and interventions, and improve the transition to adulthood.


Our exclusive interviews

RJ Mitte:


Monty Geer:


Mike Dargatis:


Keith Middlebrook:


Patrika Darbo:


Jeryl Prescott:


Valerie Heckel:


Cody Easterbrook:


Katy Bodenhamer:


Lauren White:


Jimmy Della Valle:


Robert Costanzo:


Eugenia Kuzmina:


Raoul Mongilardi:


Elizabeth Carlisle:


Brandon Cohen:


Lili Bordan:



About Autism Speaks

Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the life span, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. We do this through advocacy and support; increasing understanding and acceptance of people with autism spectrum disorder; and advancing research into causes and better interventions for autism spectrum disorder and related conditions. To find resources, join a fundraising walk or make a donation, go to www.AutismSpeaks.org.