Video | The 2007 Autism Hearing That Didn’t Include Autistics But Did Include Senator Arlen Specter, Cure Autism Now & Autism Speaks, Pt. 2

https://youtu.be/dMUkjU3ysbg Autism Speaks, Autism Society of America, Bradley Whitford, Tom Insel, Bob Wright, Marguerite Colston and other Autism organizations and influencers speak at the Autism Treatment and Research Hearing about controversial therapies in 2007. Autistics weren’t included.  There was a lot happening back in 2007. In the United States, the Combating Autism Act had just been signed in Dec. of 2006. Some months …

Archived | Autism Speaks: One Month After Launch, Interactive Autism Network Reports 13,000 Registered Participants Eager to Accelerate Autism Research | Circa April 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

One Month After Launch, Interactive Autism Network Reports 13,000 Registered Participants Eager to Accelerate Autism Research The Interactive Autism Network (IAN)—the first national online autism registry, spearheaded by the Kennedy Krieger Institute, and funded by a grant from Autism Speaks—has registered an unprecedented number of individuals and families living with autism. Never before have researchers …

Video | The 2007 Autism Hearing That Didn’t Include Autistics But Did Include Senator Tom Harkin, Autism Society of America and Autism Speaks, Pt. 1

https://youtu.be/ZyQkrYOw13U Autism Speaks, Autism Society of America, Bradley Whitford, Tom Insel, Bob Wright, Marguerite Colston and other Autism organizations and influencers speak at the Autism Treatment and Research Hearing about controversial therapies in 2007. Autistics weren’t included.  There was a lot happening back in 2007. In the United States, the Combating Autism Act had just …

Archived | Autism Speaks UK Visits House of Commons | Circa May 23, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks UK Visits House of Commons Autism Speaks UK held its second annual reception at the House of Commons in London on May 23, 2007. Dame Stephanie Shirley, founder of Autism Speaks UK, addressed the crowd of scientists, doctors, parents and members of Parliament, sharing highlights from the past year and challenges for years …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Child Magazine Honors Wrights | Circa May 9, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Child Magazine Honors Wrights Autism Speaks Co-founders Receive "Children's Champion Award" Autism Speaks Co-founders Suzanne and Bob Wright were honored by The Meredith Corporation with the "Children's Champion Award" on May 9 in New York City. Actor and autism advocate Bradley Whitford presented the award to the Wrights. Award recipients are recognized for improving the …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Celebs Put Their Foot Down for Autism Fundraiser | Circa April 19, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Celebs Put Their Foot Down for Autism Fundraiser  Support Autism Awareness Month and bid on shirts with celebrity foot prints at http://www.clothesoffourback.org from April 19 – April 30. Designer and philanthropist Donald J Pliner is asking everyone he knows to take a step together to finding a cure for autism. Pliner has asked his celebrity friends …

Archived | Cosby/Braxton Concert Raises Over $1.4 Million for Autism Speaks | Circa April 9, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Cosby/Braxton Concert Raises Over $1.4 Million for Autism Speaks  Comedy legend Bill Cosby and Grammy winner Toni Braxton headlined a sold-out concert that raised $1,450,000 for autism research, awareness and advocacy. The Concert for Autism Speaks, held April 9, 2007 at Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, featured a stand-up routine …