Archived | Autism Speaks: Family Services Requests Community Grant Proposals | Circa February 17, 2012 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Note: Links are original and most likely don’t work anymore. e-Speaks February 17, 2012  A Facebook milestoneWhat 1 Million Means Last week, Autism Speaks reached a milestone, with 1 million Facebook fans. It got us to thinking… what does 1 million fans mean? Those 1 million fans are people who care about autism; people who …

Archived | President Obama Signs Combating Autism Reauthorization Act | Circa September 30, 2011 #NotAnAutisticAlly

President Obama Signs Combating Autism Reauthorization Act Note: Links are original and most likely don’t work anymore. E-SpeaksSeptember 30, 2011  The White HousePresident Obama Signs CARA Autism Speaks Co-founders Suzanne and Bob Wright, along with Board Member Billy Mann, joined President Obama at a White House ceremony renewing the landmark Combating Autism Act for another three years.  In …

Archived | Autism Society applauds Congressional review of environmental research; Advocates for employment policy change | Circa August 12, 2010 #NotAnAutisticAlly

NEWS In Memoriam: O. Ivar LovaasThe Autism Society is saddened to hear of the passing of Dr. O. Ivar Lovaas, an esteemed pioneer in the development of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Dr. Lovaas, an emeritus member of the Autism Society’s Panel of Professional Advisors, passed away on August 2. He suffered from Alzheimer’s disease during …

Archived | Autism Society 41st National Conference a Success | Circa #NotAnAutisticAlly

Note: Links are original and most likely don’t work anymore. NEWS Autism Society 41st National Conference a Success! Parents, individuals on the spectrum, educators, doctors, bloggers, politicians, Miss Texas, and even a longhorn steer were in attendance at the Autism Society’s 41st National Conference in Dallas last week. In his opening address to a crowd …

Archived | Autism Society Conference Just Three Weeks Away; Autism Community Mourns Passing of Dr. Ted Carr | Circa July 2, 2009 #NotAnAutisticAlly

NEWS Autism Society Conference Just Three Weeks Away Don’t miss the Autism Society National Conference in St. Charles, Ill., July 22-25. This year’s conference offers many unique opportunities. The Autism Society has invited First Lady Michelle Obama to participate in the July 24 keynote panel on public policy and autism. We have also launched our …

Archived | e-Speaks: Autism Safety Project; Expert Think Tank Focuses on Adults; June Walks Start Strong; Comprehensive Study of Early Risk Factors for Autism | Circa June 11, 2009 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Note: Links are original and probably no longer work. e-Speaks || June 12, 2009 New Online Resource Created to Aid First Responders Autism Speaks today launched the Autism Safety Project, an online tool kit for individuals with autism, families, and first responders that provides information and strategies to promote safety in emergency situations. The kit was …

Archived | Autism Society of America: Sensory Friendly Films Expand to New Theatres | Circa May 21, 2009 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Note: Links are original and most likely don’t work Sensory Friendly Films Expand to New Theatres Don’t miss the next AMC-Autism Society Sensory Friendly Film, Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, this Saturday, May 23, at 10 a.m. local time. This month we have expanded to six new theatres: the Georgetown 14 and the …