Snapshot | Google Alert – autism | Circa October 16, 2008

(Links go to originals and most likely don’t work) Google News Alert for: autism Gene Screen To Identify Causes Of AutismScience Daily (press release) - USAScienceDaily (Oct. 17, 2008) — A new screening method can be used to detect the chromosomal abnormalities most commonly associated with autism spectrum ...See all stories on this topicEntertainment WeeklyDenis Leary attempts to ridicule kids …

Archived | Wellcome: People with autism make more rational decisions | Circa October 16, 2008 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Wellcome Genetics Lab is #NotAnAutisticAlly 16 October 2008 People with autism make more rational decisions People with autism-related disorders are less likely to make irrational decisions and are less influenced by gut instincts, according to research funded by the Wellcome Trust. The study adds to the growing body of research implicating altered emotional processing in …

Archived | Autism Genetic Resource Exchange: A Science Program Of Autism Speaks | Circa 2007 – 2011

AGRE for Families > (Note: Links go to way back archive for Autism Speak’s AGRE website.) AGRE for Families The Autism Genetic Resource Exchange (AGRE) is a research program for families who have two or more children on the autism spectrum. One of the biggest challenges for researchers is trying to recruit families and gather …

Archived | Autism Speaks: IOM to Hold Workshop on Autism and the Environment | Circa April 18, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

IOM to Hold Workshop on Autism and the Environment On April 18 and 19, 2007, the Institute of Medicine, or IOM, will host a workshop in Washington, D.C. entitled: “Autism and the Environment: Challenges and Opportunities for Research.” This workshop, organized in response to a request from the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Subcommittee Holds Hearing on the Role of Medicaid for Americans with Disabilities | Circa January 16, 2008 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Washington, DC (January 16, 2008) – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce - Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Congressman Frank J. Pallone (NJ), held a hearing on Wednesday, January 16, 2008, investigating Medicaid's role in the lives of individuals with disabilities. The hearing, entitled “Helping Families with Needed Care: Medicaid's Critical Role for Americans …

Archived | Dingell, Pallone Highlight Committee’s Commitment to Disabled Americans | Circa January 16, 2008

For Immediate Release: January 16, 2008Contact: Jodi Seth or Brin Frazier, 202-225-5735 Dingell, Pallone Highlight Committee’s Commitment to Disabled Americans Washington, DC –The Committee on Energy and Commerce held its first hearing of the year today to examine Medicaid coverage for people with disabilities. The Subcommittee on Health hearing, entitled “Helping Families with Needed Care: Medicaid’s Critical …

Archived | Autism Treatment & Research: Budget Allocations | Circa April 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Senator Harkin. Thank you very much, Dr. Insel, and Dr. Gerberding. I'll yield to Senator Specter. BUDGET ALLOCATIONS Senator Specter. Well, thank you very much, Mr. Chairman for accommodating my schedule. Dr. Insel, the funding for autism has risen, as I noted, from $27 million in 1998, to a projected budget in 2008 of $107,870,000--that's …