Archived | Autism Speaks: CDC Report Draws Wide Attention | Circa February 8, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

CDC Report Draws Wide Attention (Links included here direct back to the Web Archive/Wayback Machine) News from the Centers for Disease Control that the prevalance of autism is higher than previously believed – up to 1 in 150 – gained widespread coverage in national and local press this week. Here are links to some of …

Archived | ASA: Check out “The Horse Boy” at Community Cinema Showings; Summiteers Find Autism Parallels in Climb | Circa March 25, 2010 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Check out "The Horse Boy" at Community Cinema Showings; Summiteers Find Autism Parallels in Climb (Note: Links are original to the newsletter and most likely don’t work.) Check out The Horse Boy at Community Cinema Showings The Autism Society is proud to support ITVS’s national Community Cinema screenings of the acclaimed documentary The Horse Boy, coming to more …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee Holds First Meeting | Circa December 3, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee Holds First Meeting The Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) met on November 30 at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC for the first time since being reconstituted as part of the Combating Autism Act of 2006 (CAA), P.L. 109-416. The CAA specifies that an Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee be established …

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 …

Archived | Autism Speaks Executive to Chair Defense Department’s Autism Spectrum Disorder Research Program Integration Panel | Circa April 10, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks Executive to Chair Defense Department's Autism Spectrum Disorder Research Program Integration Panel (April 10, 2007 - Washington, DC) Autism Speaks' Executive Vice President Peter Bell will serve as Chair of the Integration Panel of the Department of Defense FY07 Autism Spectrum Disorder Research Program. The announcement was made at the first meeting of …

Archived: Autism Society of America | Help Military Retirees Affected by Autism | Circa Sept. 24, 2008 #NotAnAutisticAlly

September 24, 2008Autism Society of America President and CEO Lee Grossman joined Congressmen Jim Moran (D-VA) and Jeff Miller (R-FL) last week as they announced new bipartisan legislation that would help military retirees get health care coverage for autism therapy at a Capitol Hill press conference.“The Autism Society of America strongly supports H.R. 6930, the …

Podcast | Wake. Bake. Caffeinate. Ep. 4: Autism Speaks & The $2.0 Billion Autism Market

Wake. Bake. Caffeinate. Ep. 4 Autism Angel’s: Autism Speaks https://open.spotify.com/episode/1ce2m2dWj5dB66M8Kn8dFv?si=bd3oZDJNRTmaTe__zNhBgQ https://youtu.be/-HLWZHJI0Xk Welcome to  Wake. Bake. Caffeinate. Podcast episode 4. Trigger Warning: Eugenics, Filicide, Murder/Suicide, functioning labels, person-first language, ableism, abuse, ABA, othering, stigma, Bob & Suzanne Wright, Harry & Laura Slatkin, Alison Singer and more.  This week’s Deconstruction of Autism Speaks focus is back on the …