Archived | Autism Speaks: National Public Radio Covers New Jersey Autism Case | Circa September 26, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

National Public Radio Covers New Jersey Autism Case On Sept. 26, the National Public Radio program "Morning Edition" broadcast a story about Jake Micheletti, a New Jersey boy whose parents succesfully sued their insurance company to force the insurer to cover Jake's therapy. The case eventually reached the New Jersey Supreme Court, which decided in …

Archived | Southern New England Walk Now for Autism Raises over $280,000 | Circa September 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Southern New England Walk Now for Autism Raises over $280,000 The 2007 Southern New England Walk event took place Sun., Sept 16 at Roger Williams Park near Providence, RI. 122 walk teams turned out, double the number from last year. The 100% increase in walk teams is partly due to the hard work of the …

Archived | Chef Franklin Becker of New York’s Brasserie Restaurant Donates Prize Money to Autism Speaks | Circa September 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Chef Franklin Becker and his wife posing for a photo at the Celebrity Chef Gala for Autism Speaks. Chef Franklin Becker of New York's Brasserie Restaurant Donates Prize Money to Autism Speaks Franklin Becker, executive chef at Brasserie in New York City, walked away the big winner at the Foxwoods Celebrity Chef Charity Poker Tournament, …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Boston Red Sox Host Autism Awareness Night at Fenway Park | Circa September 12, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Boston Red Sox Host Autism Awareness Night at Fenway Park On Wed., Sept. 12, the Boston Red Sox and Fenway Park played host to Autism Speaks night. Larry Cancro, Senior Vice President of the Red Sox and New England Chapter Board Chair, joined a group of volunteers at a pre-game ceremony in which Red Sox …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Autism Goes to the Emmys | Circa April 2007 #NotAutisticAlly

Autism Goes to the Emmys Children's Program Wins Award for "Private Worlds" Special A Nickelodeon TV special about children with autism won the Emmy for best children's program at the 59th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Fox TV Sept. 16, 2007. The cable channel's long-running, award-winning Nick News with Linda Ellerbee aired the program “Private Worlds: …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Genetically Altered Mice May Provide Animal Model for Autism | Circa September 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Genetically Altered Mice May Provide Animal Model for Autism A team of researchers at the University of Texas' Southwestern Medical Center has genetically engineered mice with a genetic mutation that has been found in some people with autism. These mice may offer researchers a new means for studying how specific defects in brain development might …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Georgia Walk for Autism Awards Ceremony | Circa August 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Georgia Walk for Autism Awards Ceremony The Georgia Walk for Autism celebrated its successes at Zoo Atlanta, on August 17th. Over 500 team captains, volunteers and sponsors were honored with an awards presentation, dinner and dancing. Lisa Gallipoli, Autism Speaks National Director of Field Operations and Dr. John Lutzker, Executive Director of the Marcus Institut,e …