Archived | Washington Report Archive: Autism Speaks Advocacy | Circa April 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

April 17, 2007Senate Subcommittee Holds Hearings on Funding the Combating Autism Act  On the afternoon of April 17, the Senate subcommittee responsible for funding implementation of the Combating Autism Act held a hearing on “Combating Autism: A Coordinated Response.” Autism Speaks Co-Founder Bob Wright, along with actor and long-time autism advocate Bradley Whitford, testified before the Senate …

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 | AutismCares Marks 100 Days of Providing Critical Assistance to Families Impacted By This Fall’s Devastating Hurricanes | Circa December 22, 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Helping Already Vulnerable Families Affected by Autism Overcome the Disruptive Effects of Katrina, Rita and Wilma  BOISE, Idaho (Dec. 22, 2005) – AutismCares, a consortium of leading autism organizations spearheading a national emergency relief and recovery initiative, marks its 100th day of helping families on Christmas Day. The organization was created in September in response …

Archived | Autism Speaks to Benefit from New GoSMILE Lemonade Smile Toothpaste | Circa December 15, 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Note: Zesty Toothpaste? Obviously this campaign isn’t aimed at Autistics in any manner. This campaign, and the product, are geared to non-Autistics who know an Autistic, or who feel pity for Autistics. This is astounding to me, the sheer ignorance and autism 101 fail of “Zesty” toothpaste. Seriously? Stop it. Autistically, Eve Reiland Lemonade and …

Archived | NAAR Autism Genome Project: Frequently Asked Questions | Circa July 2004 #NotAnAutisticAllly

NAAR Autism Genome Project: Frequently Asked Questions What is the NAAR Autism Genome Project? The NAAR Autism Genome Project is a large-scale, collaborative genetics research project designed to map the human genome in the search for autism susceptibility genes - the genes responsible for the inherited risk for autism. This unprecedented endeavor is the largest …

Archived | Autism Speaks and The New York Center for Autism to Celebrate “A New Decade for Autism” at May 9 Benefit Dinner | Circa April 20, 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Dateline's Stone Phillips to Emcee and NYC Schools Chancellor Joel I. Klein Will Give Keynote Speech  NBC News' Stone Phillips will serve as master of ceremonies and New York City Schools Chancellor Joel I. Klein will be the special guest and keynote speaker at “A New Decade for Autism,” a special fundraising dinner benefiting Autism …

Archived | Autism Speaks Makes First Major Funding Commitment, Supporting Development Of Unprecedented National Autism Database | Circa January 17, 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Initial $2.26 Million Award Funds Project That Will Serve as a Unique Resource For Families and Researchers  (New York, New York -- January 17, 2006) -- Autism Speaks, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness about the growing autism health crisis and raising funds for critical autism research, today announced that its board of directors has …