Archived | Autism Speaks UK: Home Page | Circa November 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks is the only charity in the UK raising funds for research into the causes of autism, so that we can improve the quality of life for those living with this confusing and isolating condition LATEST NEWS New documentary about autism  Parents Steve and Parool Jeppeson have an autistic son called Stian.  They are …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Autism Stories on Sunday from CBS, ABC, New York Times | Circa February 18, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Stories on Sunday from CBS, ABC, New York Times  CBS Newsmagazine 60 Minutes The highly-rated CBS News program 60 Minutes aired a story on Sunday, Feb. 18, focused on whether early diagnosis and treatment can make a difference in children with autism. Click here to view the segment. ABC's Extreme Home Makeover The ABC reality series will air an episode on Sunday, Feb. …

Archived | Autism Speaks: CDC Report Draws Wide Attention | Circa February 8, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

CDC Report Draws Wide Attention (Links included here direct back to the Web Archive/Wayback Machine) News from the Centers for Disease Control that the prevalance of autism is higher than previously believed – up to 1 in 150 – gained widespread coverage in national and local press this week. Here are links to some of …

Archived | Autism Speaks: New Study Shows Promise For Treatment Of Rett Syndrome | Circa February 8, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

New Study Shows Promise for Treatment of Rett Syndrome  New research has found that the genetic mutation of the MeCP2 gene responsible for Rett Syndrome, an autism spectrum disorder, can be reversed pharmacologically in mice. The results of the experiments, conducted at the University of Edinburgh laboratories of Dr. Adrian Bird, were published Feb. 8, …

Archived | Autism Speaks Co-Founder Bob Wright Steps Down from NBC Universal | Circa February 15, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

New York, NY February 6, 2007 Dear Friends:  Two years ago, my wife Suzanne and I founded Autism Speaks. Our mission, inspired and motivated by the diagnosis of our grandson Christian, was to bring awareness to what was then a quiet epidemic. I vowed to bring the principles of strategic vision, creative thinking and tactical discipline …