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 …

Snapshot | Google Alert – autism | Circa October 16, 2008

(Links go to originals and most likely don’t work) Google News Alert for: autism Gene Screen To Identify Causes Of AutismScience Daily (press release) - USAScienceDaily (Oct. 17, 2008) — A new screening method can be used to detect the chromosomal abnormalities most commonly associated with autism spectrum ...See all stories on this topicEntertainment WeeklyDenis Leary attempts to ridicule kids …

Archived | United States Autism Treatment & Research Hearing: Opening Statement by Dr. Julie L. Gerberding | Circa April 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

SUMMARY STATEMENT OF DR. JULIE L. GERBERDING Dr. Gerberding. Thank you, it's good to be back. We really appreciate the committee's interest in this topic. Is my microphone on, can you hear me okay?Senator Harkin. Yes.Dr. Gerberding. We are very grateful for all of the support that the committee has given us, and particularly for …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Prevalence of Autism Now 1 in 150, According to New CDC Report | Circa February 8, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

WASHINGTON, DC (February 8, 2007) -- This morning, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released, through its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), the latest revised prevalence figures for autism. The report indicates that the prevalence of autism is now 1 in 150, up from the 1 in 166 figure reported by the …

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 …

How an unexpected collaboration led Utah to amend its discriminatory triage plan | TheHill

The disability community has a history of contention with the government over enforcing federal antidiscrimination mandates.  Clashes have often erupted between the parties. In 1977, disabled activists occupied the San Francisco Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) building for 28 days to protest the delay in enacting regulations to help implement Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (the …

Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa April 23, 2009

Google Alert - autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comApr 23, 2009, 10:22 PM Google News Alert for: autism Family rallies community support in quest for service dogSan Jose Mercury News - CA, USAThe 10-year-old Cambrian area resident has severe autism and is in need of a specially trained service dog, and his parents have embarked on …