Archived | e-Speaks: New Jersey Insurance Reform; Autism Tissue Program Adds Partner; Young Professionals Event | Circa August 20, 2009

Autism Speaks e-Speaks contactus@autismspeaks.org via sm1.kintera.com Thu, Aug 20, 2009, 11:02 PMto Genevieve e-Speaks || August 21, 2009New Jersey Becomes the 15th State to Enact Autism Insurance ReformAutism Speaks joined the New Jersey autism community last week in applauding the State Legislature and Governor Jon Corzine for ending autism insurance discrimination by signing S.1651 into law. The new law requires insurers to provide coverage for medically necessary, evidence-based autism therapies, such …

Archived | e-Speaks: Gene-Environment Interactions Symposium; Rep. Mike Doyle’s Historic Pledge; Send Us Your Video | Circa July 23, 2009

Autism Speaks e-Speaks contactus@autismspeaks.org via sm1.kintera.com Thu, Jul 23, 2009, 11:21 PMto Genevieve e-Speaks || July 24, 2009Autism Speaks Supports Seminar on Gene-Environment Interactions and their Influence on Child HealthMade possible by an environmental sciences grant, Autism Speaks recently held the "Autism: Genes and the Enviroment" symposium at the 49th Annual Society of Teratology meeting. The theme of this year's meeting was "genetic and environmental interactions …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Northern California Newsletter, Advancing Futures for Adults with Autism | Circa June 12, 2009

Northern California Community bayarea@autismspeaks.org via sm1.kintera.com Fri, Jun 12, 2009, 11:17 AMto Genevieve June 2009  Northern California June Newsletter    NORTHERN CALIFORNIA'S WALK NOW FOR AUTISM EVENTSThank you for your continued support of our community Walk Now for Autism events.Upcoming:Sacramento – October 4th at Raley Fieldwww.walknowforautism.org/sacramento Central Valley – October 17th at Modesto Junior College, West Campuswww.walknowforautism.org/centralvalley  Past:Bay Area – took place May 30th at History Park in San Jose. You can …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Autism Treatment Acceleration Act of 2009 introduced in US Senate | Circa April 2, 2009

Autism Votes advocacy@autismspeaks.org via sm1.kintera.com Thu, Apr 2, 2009, 3:22 AMto Genevieve  04/02/09   Autism Votes... It's time for lawmakers to listen. Dear Autism Advocate,Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, today applauded the introduction of the groundbreaking Autism Treatment Acceleration Act (ATAA). Originally drafted by then-Senator Barack Obama and introduced by Senators Richard Durbin (D-IL), Robert Casey (D-PA), and Robert Menendez (D-NJ), ATAA is comprehensive federal legislation that addresses several critical …

‘I Am Autism’ Advocacy Video Sparks Controversy – TIME | Circa November 6, 2009

By Claudia Wallis Friday, Nov. 06, 2009 Few medical conditions rival autism as a magnet for controversy. Practically everything about the disorder — its cause, its treatment, the way it is diagnosed, how it is studied — is subject to bitter dispute, sometimes to the point of death threats. The most impassioned disagreements are propelled by desperate …

Archived | e-Speaks: Family Services Community Grants; UN/DPI Approves Autism Speaks NGO Association; Illinois Insurance Legislation | Circa December 18, 2008

Autism Speaks e-Speaks contactus@autismspeaks.org via sm1.kintera.com Thu, Dec 18, 2008, 10:59 PMto Genevieve e-Speaks || December 19, 2008Autism Speaks Approves $380,000 in Family Services Community GrantsAutism Speaks' Board of Directors approved more than $380,000 in funding for 21 new Family Services Community Grants, for a total of over $1.4 million in such grants to date. These grants will help community organizations across the country …

When the “Autism Community” advocates … Autistics suffer for it. Every. Time. | Eve Reiland

When the "Autism Community" advocates ... Autistics suffer for it. Every. Time. So Kate Swenson is making the rounds for fighting the bullying on TIk TOk? This woman has exploited her child for $$$, 'fans' and fame since I've heard of her. Her form of activism creates hate waves against Autistic people. She's aware of …