Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa September 4, 2014

autismDaily update ⋅ September 4, 2014NEWS RushPRnews.com Mom: Ice Bucket Challenge turned into sick joke against son with autismfox8.comBAY VILLAGE, Ohio – Police are investigating an alleged case of bullying involving a teenager with autism who took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.Mom says son with autism lured into sick joke under guise of Ice Bucket Challenge - fox4kc.comFull Coverage Flag as irrelevant WBIR-TVTeen with Autism connection will call softball …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Environmental Factors in Autism Initiative | Circa December 2007

Environmental Factors in Autism Initiative The role of environmental factors in the development of autism is a crucial area of study. Although we know that genetics is an important factor, genetics alone may not account for all cases of autism. The increase in the reported number of autism cases has generated extreme concern over the …

#StopSpectrum10K | Collective joint statement from Autistic people on Spectrum 10k | Emergent Divergence September 2021

To read the full statement (with images) and sign, please click here. Joint statement from Autistic community members, academics, representatives of advocacy organisations, and allies about grave concerns regarding the Spectrum 10K study announced Tuesday 24th August 2021 BACKGROUND: On the 24th of August 2021 with a blaze of obviously well-planned publicity, the Spectrum 10k (S10K) research project …

ASAN | 2021 Anti-Filicide Toolkit | Circa 2021

ASAN: Autistic Self Advocacy Network 2021 Anti-Filicide Toolkit In the past five years, over 700 people with disabilities have been murdered by their parents, relatives or caregivers. On Monday, March 1st, the disability community will gather across the nation to remember these disabled victims of filicide – disabled people murdered by their family members or caregivers. …

Archived | Prepared Statement of Robert Krakow, President of A-Champ | Circa April 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Prepared Statement of Robert J. Krakow, Esq. President, A-CHAMP My name is Robert J. Krakow. Thank you for this opportunity to submit written testimony regarding the epidemic of autism and neurodevelopmental disorders that exists among our children. The autism epidemic is the most urgent public health issue facing our Nation. This testimony is submitted on …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Brain Development Initiative | Circa 2008 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Brain Development Initiative The creation of effective biologically-based treatments for autism will require knowledge of the underlying brain defects. Identifying what goes awry in the developing brain of children with autism is the first step. Brain Development Initiative We must understand how, when, and why the brains of individuals with autism are thrown off track …

Archived | Light The White House Up Blue for Autism Awareness | Circa March 4, 2011 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Note: Links are original and probably don’t work anymore. e-Speaks || March 4, 2011 Light It Up Blue, Light The White House Blue On the evenings of April 1 and 2, 2011, prominent buildings across North America and the world — including the Empire State Building in NYC and the CN Tower in Toronto — …