Archived | Autism Speaks: Letter from Autism Speaks Co-founder Bob Wright in New York Post | Circa November 21, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Letter from Autism Speaks Co-founder Bob Wright in New York Post The following letter from Autism Speaks co-founder Bob Wright appeared in the New York Post on Wednesday, November 21. The letter was in response to the column, "Count the Casualties Before You Crusade," which appeared in the Post on November 14. For every child who is …

Archived | Autism Speaks: ATP Investigators Undertake Comprehensive Brain Tissue Analysis | Circa November 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

ATP Investigators Undertake Comprehensive Brain Tissue Analysis The Autism Tissue Program (ATP) Tissue Advisory Board recently approved five exciting new projects, marking the most comprehensive study of brain tissue in autism research to date. These studies highlight the use of donated brain tissue to explore new and provocative hypotheses about the causes of autism and …

Archived | Autism Speaks: IAN Research Findings: Children with ASDs Have Different Weight, Height Profile Than Typical Peers | Circa November 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

IAN Research Findings: Children with ASDs Have Different Weight, Height Profile Than Typical Peers New data from the Interactive Autism Network (IAN), a project collecting information online from families of children with ASDs all over the United States, show that children with ASDs tend to be taller than expected for their age, and heavier than …

Archived | Autism Speaks Partners with Jim Brickman | Circa November 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks Partners with Jim Brickman Grammy nominated pianist and composer Jim Brickman is donating a portion of proceeds from the sale of his new cookbook and holiday CD to Autism Speaks. For each cookbook and CD purchased together, Jim will donate $7.50. Brickman's interest in autism was inspired by the many letters he received …

Archived | Autism Speaks: NIH Announces ACE Award Recipients | Circa November 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has announced the new members of its Autism Centers of Excellence (ACE) program. The ACE program represents a consolidation of two existing programs, the Studies to Advance Autism Research and Treatment (STAART) and Collaborative Programs of Excellence in Autism (CPEA) programs into a single research effort. Initially, five centers …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Physicians Group Urges Early Autism Screening | Circa October 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Physicians Group Urges Early Autism Screening The American Academy of Pediatrics, or AAP, is urging early screening for autism spectrum disorders, or ASDs, for all children. The group, currently holding its annual meeting in San Francisco, released two new clinical reports on Monday, Oct. 29. The co-authors of the reports, Dr. Chris Johnson, Clinical Professor …