Video | The 2007 Autism Hearing That Didn’t Include Autistics Pt. 1

https://youtu.be/ZyQkrYOw13U Autism Speaks, Autism Society of America, Bradley Whitford, Tom Insel, Bob Wright, Marguerite Colston and other Autism organizations and influencers speak at the Autism Treatment and Research Hearing about controversial therapies in 2007. Autistics weren’t included.  There was a lot happening back in 2007. In the United States, the Combating Autism Act had just …

Podcast | Wake. Bake. Caffeinate. Ep. 6: Celebrity Influencers & Autism Organizations That Spoke For Autistics In 2007 | Eve Reiland

Wake. Bake. Caffeinate. With Eve Reiland https://open.spotify.com/episode/0NKNysFL0rWrqxI5LDL27t?si=Vdgl333KSuSgFqDV46Sqyw Autism Speaks, Autism Society of America, Bradley Whitford and other Autism organizations and influencers speak at the Autism Treatment and Research Hearing about controversial therapies in 2007. TW: Filicide ideation, suicide ideation, tragedy narrative, autistic conversation therapy, aba, functioning labels, ableism, legislation without representation, stigma, ‘autism community,’ and …

The Discover Magazine Article Bob Wright, Co-founder of Autism Speaks, Wanted The World To Read – So He Saved The Company, Bought Every Copy And Distributed Them Himself | #AutisticHistory 2007

Trigger Warning: Filicide, suicide, murder, ableism, exclusion, tragedy narrative, autism myth, othering and words like ‘kidnapped’ and more. https://youtu.be/Su-D1PKE0Zg In 2007 there was an Autism Treatment and Research Hearing in the United States. This hearing included a panel of parents of Autistics, and parents from parent-founded organizations. They brought in actor, Bradley Whitford, to speak …

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 …

Archived | Autism Treatment & Research Hearing: Questions Submited by Senator Daniel Inouye & Thad Cochran | Circa April 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Questions Submited by Senator Daniel K. Inouye AUSTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER Question. I would like to thank the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for their attention to accurate reporting of autism spectrum disorders by each State. The startling rise in the prevalence of autism spectrum disorders presents many challenges to society. The uniqueness of …

Archived | Autism Treatment & Research Hearing: Autism In Other Countries & Allocation for Autism | Circa April 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

AUTISM IN OTHER COUNTRIESSenator Harkin. Well, Dr. Gerberding, obviously, CDC during your epidemiological studies also, I'm wondering, are they also looking at some of these environmental factors? Second, has CDC looked at autism rates in other countries? Has any research been done to see if countries in Europe and Asia have different autism prevalence rates? …

Archived | Autism Treatment & Research Hearing: Statement Of Dr. Judith Favell | Circa April 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Senator Harkin. Thank you very much. That is very poignant and heartfelt testimony. Next, we turn to Dr. Judith Favell, CEO of AdvoServ, a multi-State network of treatment programs for children and adults with developmental challenges. Dr. Favell received her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Western University, and her Ph.D. from the University of Kansas, …