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 …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Nationwide Resource Database Launched | Circa May 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Nationwide Resource Database Launched  Autism Speaks has released a highly anticipated online comprehensive nationwide resource database, providing individuals and families with local resources that service a variety of needs from early intervention through adult care. This inclusive database, overseen by the Family Services Committee, provides users with information such as health care facilities, educational services, …

Archived | Autism Speaks: 2007 Scientific Service Award | Circa March 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

2007 Scientific Service Award The 2007 Scientific Service Award for outstanding contribution to the scientific mission of the organization went this year to Dr. Vahram (Harry) Haroutunian. The award was presented at a March 16 awards ceremony in Washington D.C. In his professional life, Dr. Vahram (Harry) Haroutunian is a recognized leader in brain research …

Archived | Autism Speaks: 2007 London Award | Circa March 16, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

2007 London Award From left, Autism Speaks board member Eric London, Zach London, Carole Mirkin, Gary Mirkin, Michael Giangregorio, and Karen London The 2007 London Award in recognition of outstanding service to the organization was given to Michael Giangregorio and the Mirkin family. The award was presented at a March 16 awards ceremony in Washington, …

Archived | Wrights Honored with Advocacy Award | Circa December 1, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Wrights Honored with Advocacy Award On Saturday, December 1st, 2007, Autism Speaks Co-founders Suzanne and Bob Wright were honored at a dinner hosted by the Connecticut Center for Child Development (CCCD) with the Advocacy Award. Mrs. Wright accepted the award on their behalf. The awards ceremony took place at the Sheraton Hotel in Stamford, Conn. …

Autism Society of America: Pseudoscience, Quackery And Autistic Conversion Therapy Origins #NotAnAutisticAlly

Dr. Bernard Rimland (bearded) in front of the Autism Research Institute. With him are his wife (on the left) Dr. Robert Sands and Kerri Rivera on the right. Photograph taken by Matt Kabler of the Autism Research Institute and released into the public domain with his permission. | 10 June 2006 (original upload date) https://youtu.be/Z7bO23JGOJ0 Autism …

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 …