Archived | Environmental Health Perspectives: Tracing The Origins Of Autism: A Spectrum Of New Studies | Circa July 2006 #AutisticHistory

ehp0114-a00412Download VOLUME 114 | NUMBER 7 | July 2006 • Environmental Health Perspectives Tracing the Origins of Autism A Spectrum of New Studies The etiology of a medical condition might seem an unlikely subject to arouse intense feelings. Yet few medical disorders have stirred up as much passion and divisiveness among scientists and the general …

Archived | Autism Speaks and the CDC to Collaborate on Large-Scale Ad Council Awareness Campaign | Circa March 31, 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly

NEW YORK (March 31, 2006) - Autism Speaks and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today announced they will collaborate on Autism Speaks' multi-year Ad Council public service advertising campaign and on the CDC's “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” campaign. Both campaigns stress the importance of recognizing the early signs of autism and …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Demand Congressional Action on the Combating Autism Act | Circa August 3, 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly

The Senate approved an amended version of the Combating Autism Act (S. 843) on August 3, 2006, which is supported by all major autism organizations. The House bill has 227 supporters, more than half of the entire House, but House consideration has been stalled by Energy & Commerce Committee Chairman Joe Barton (R-TX). (He wants …

Archived | Senator Bill Frist, wearing an Autism Speaks pin, addresses autism on the floor of the United States Senate | Circa March 1, 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Senator Bill Frist, wearing an Autism Speaks pin, addresses autism on the floor of the United States Senate Floor Statement United States Senate Wednesday, March 1, 2006 --- Mr. FRIST. Mr. President, each year roughly 24,000 children in the United States are born with an autism spectrum disorder. Over my short lifetime in medicine, the last 30 …

Archived | The Washington Report: An Inside Look At Autism Speaks Advocacy In The Nation’s Capitol | Circa 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Washington Report ArchiveAn Inside Look at Autism Speaks Advocacy in the Nation's Capitol From left to right, Elizabeth Emken; Bob Wright; Senator Bill Frist; Deirdre Imus; Suzanne Wright; Katie Wright March 3, 2006 Autism Speaks co-founders Bob and Suzanne Wright, their daughter Katie Wright, Deirdre Imus, founder of the Environmental Center for Pediatric Oncology, and Cure …