Archived | Autism Treatment & Research Hearing: Autism In Other Countries & Allocation for Autism | Circa April 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

AUTISM IN OTHER COUNTRIESSenator Harkin. Well, Dr. Gerberding, obviously, CDC during your epidemiological studies also, I'm wondering, are they also looking at some of these environmental factors? Second, has CDC looked at autism rates in other countries? Has any research been done to see if countries in Europe and Asia have different autism prevalence rates? …

Archived | Autism Treatment & Research Hearing: AUTISM AND THE ENVIRONMENT | Circa April 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

AUTISM AND THE ENVIRONMENTSenator Harkin. Mr. Whitford, thank you very much. You give a very powerful statement. I thank you all very much, for taking the time to be here--as I said earlier--but also for your day in and day out efforts, on behalf of our families and our kids with autism. I'll begin this …

Archived | Autism Treatment & Research Hearing: Statement of Bradley Whitford, Actor & Volunteer at Autism Speaks | Circa April 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Senator Harkin. Thank you very much for your statement, and thank you for taking your time to be here today, and for all of your involvement in this issue.Next, we'll turn to Mr. Bradley Whitford, well-known Broadway and TV actor, who is probably best-known for his role, of course, on ``West Wing''. Mr. Whitford studied …

Archived | Autism Treatment & Research Hearing: Statement of Bob Wright Co-Founder of Autism Speaks | Circa April 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Senator Harkin. Mr. Bob Wright, Chairman of the Board of NBC Universal, the Vice Chairman of the Board and the Executive Officer of the General Electric Company. Mr. Wright, along with his wife, Suzanne, co-founded Autism Speaks. Mr. Wright is a graduate of the College of the Holy Cross, received his law degree from the …

Archived | Autism Treatment & Research Hearing: Statement Of Dr. Judith Favell | Circa April 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Senator Harkin. Thank you very much. That is very poignant and heartfelt testimony. Next, we turn to Dr. Judith Favell, CEO of AdvoServ, a multi-State network of treatment programs for children and adults with developmental challenges. Dr. Favell received her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Western University, and her Ph.D. from the University of Kansas, …

Archived | Statement Of Marguerite Colston, Director of Communications, Autism Society of America | Circa April 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

STATEMENT OF MARGUERITE COLSTON, DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS, AUTISM SOCIETY OF AMERICA, BETHESDA, MARYLANDMrs. Colston. Thank you. I'd like to thank Chairman Harkin, and Senator Specter and the members of the subcommittee for giving me the opportunity today to share my experience of living with a child on the autism spectrum. I also wanted to say …