Archived | Families For Effective Autism Treatment (FEAT) Newsletter | Circa January 12, 2016 #NotAnAutisticAlly

    This and a follow-up workshop in April is the result of a year of planning and fund raising by Autism Health Insurance Project, Central Valley Regional Center, Exceptional Parents Unlimited, and FAmilies for Effective Autism Treatment-Fresno Madera Counties.  In the first workshop we will review the application process to get Autism Services through Medi-Cal. The second workshop will review …

Archived | Autism Speaks: The Power of AGRE: Families advancing autism research | Circa August 9, 2016 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Learn how the Autism Speaks Autism Genetic Research Exchange is powering research that’s improving healthcare for people with autism By Autism Speaks science intern Isabel Josephs. Ms. Josephs is a junior at Cornell University, in Ithaca, New York. Today I’d love to share a snapshot of what I’ve learned about the tremendous power of the Autism …

The Autism Genome Project (AGP) Collection & History From NAAR To Autism Speaks To SFARI’s SPARK! | Archived #NotAnAutisticAlly

2003 Autism Cabal meets and networks: Human Genome Project Celebration Dinner Bob & Suzanne Wright, Jim & Marilyn Simons, Harry & Laura Slatkins, Tom Insel, Deedra Blair 2003 Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) founded by Jim & Marilyn Simons who are “affected by autism.”  2004 Autism Genome Project Launched (AGP) launched by National Alliance for Autism Research (NAAR) This will later become known as Autism Speaks’  MSSNG & Spectrum10K??? Press Release here. 2006 IAN …

Parent-Founded Autism Organizations & Non-Autistic Led Autism Organizations | #NotAnAutisticAlly

AutismOne Founded by parents of an Autistic, Ed Arranga and Terri Arranga in 2002. Also affiliated: RFK Jr., Kerri Rivera, Andrew Wakefield, Del Big Tree, Polly Tommey, Jim Humble, Jenny McCarthy Autism Science Foundation Founded by parents of an Autistic, Alison Singer and Karen Margulis London in 2009. Also affiliated: Alycia Halladay, Paul Offit Autism …

Autism Speaks Timeline | #NotAnAutisticAlly

note: The “Autism Community” is not the Autistic Community The Autism Community was created by non-Autistic led organizations and includes mostly parents, professionals and their friends and networks. Most of what the world know about Autism is sourced from the non-autistic “Autism Community.” What’s the difference between Autism Advocacy and Autistic Advocacy? Autism Advocacy (by …

Autistic History Timeline

Autistic History Timeline 1965 1965 Autism Society of America founded by by Bernard Rimland and Ivar Lovaas together with Ruth C. Sullivan. This is a parent-founded autism organization. 1992 1992 Autism Network International (ANI) is founded by Jim Sinclair, Kathy Grant and Donna Williams. This organization was Autistic founded. 2010 2010 SynapDx Launched - Autism Blood Test research 2017 March …

Autism and Homelessness: The Real Crisis | Rooted In Rights | Circa October 18, 2016

Contrary to much media spin, autism is neither a tragedy nor a looming public health crisis. Autistics have always been here and research over the last decade has shown that while diagnosis has increased over time, the actual percentage prevalence of autism has not risen.1 What is a tragedy is how underserved we are. I am …