Archived | Autism Speaks: Oprah Devotes Show to Autism | Circa April 5, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Oprah Devotes Show to Autism On Thursday, April 5, The Oprah Winfrey Show devoted a full hour to autism. Portions of Autism Speaks' documentary Autism Every Day were featured throughout the program, entitled The Faces of Autism. Several of the parents featured in the film, including Jesse Mojica, Katie Wright and Michele Pierce Burns, participated …

Archived | Autism Speaks Execs Visit Qatar | Circa April 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks Execs Visit Qatar  Suzanne Wright, Andy Shih Speak at Forum in Qatar; Talks Open on Autism Speaks Program There A visit by Autism Speaks leaders to an international forum in Doha, Qatar, has helped open discussions into an autism program in the tiny Mideast nation, one of the richest in the world.  Autism …

Archived | Tune-in: Suzanne Wright on CNN’s Larry King Live | March 21, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks Co-founder Suzanne Wright appeared this week on CNN's "Larry King Live" to discuss autism. Wright appeared along with Bill Cosby and Toni Braxton, the stars of the upcoming Concert for Autism Speaks on April 9 at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City. Braxton was recently named national celebrity spokesperson for Autism …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Federal Claims Court Continues Hearings in Case Against Vaccines | Circa June 11, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Federal Claims Court Continues Hearings in Case Against Vaccines  First ever test case underway in Washington DC The U.S. Court of Federal Claims is now hearing the first test case alleging that children have contracted autism as a result of vaccines. The hearings, which are focused on claims from among more than 4,800 filed against …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Letter from Autism Speaks Co-founder Bob Wright in New York Post | Circa November 21, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Letter from Autism Speaks Co-founder Bob Wright in New York Post The following letter from Autism Speaks co-founder Bob Wright appeared in the New York Post on Wednesday, November 21. The letter was in response to the column, "Count the Casualties Before You Crusade," which appeared in the Post on November 14. For every child who is …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Physicians Group Urges Early Autism Screening | Circa October 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Physicians Group Urges Early Autism Screening The American Academy of Pediatrics, or AAP, is urging early screening for autism spectrum disorders, or ASDs, for all children. The group, currently holding its annual meeting in San Francisco, released two new clinical reports on Monday, Oct. 29. The co-authors of the reports, Dr. Chris Johnson, Clinical Professor …

Archived | Autism Speaks Statement Regarding “Early Thimerosal Exposure and Neuropsychological Outcomes at 7-10 years” in the New England Journal of Medicine | Circa September 26, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks Statement Regarding "Early Thimerosal Exposure and Neuropsychological Outcomes at 7-10 years" in the New England Journal of Medicine  September 26, 2007 This afternoon the New England Journal of Medicine published a CDC study examining the hypothesis that exposure to thimerosal during early development is associated with neuropsychological deficits in children. The authors of the report, entitled …