Archived | National Alliance For Autism Research (NAAR) 2005 Research Awards | #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

The National Alliance For Autism Research (NAAR) Screenshot of 2005 Research Awards Front Page. Text below. 2005_naar_research_supplementDownload The National Alliance for Autism Research (NAAR) is the first organization in the country dedicated to funding and accelerating biomedical research to unravel the mysteries of autism and find a cure. Founded in 1994 by parents of children …

Archived | Autism Speaks: New Study Shows Promise For Treatment Of Rett Syndrome | Circa February 8, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

New Study Shows Promise for Treatment of Rett Syndrome  New research has found that the genetic mutation of the MeCP2 gene responsible for Rett Syndrome, an autism spectrum disorder, can be reversed pharmacologically in mice. The results of the experiments, conducted at the University of Edinburgh laboratories of Dr. Adrian Bird, were published Feb. 8, …

Archived | Autism Speaks Board Member Ann Gibbons Testifies Before Senate about NIH Budget | Circa May 19, 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Eve’s Notes: This statement and speech uses autism prevalence, fear and tragedy narrative, falsely relates autism to a disease, and promotes ABA with the 20% - 50% “success rate” … or rather 50% - 70% failure rate … and speaks over the voices of Autistic people and Autistic community. This statement was given by a …

Archived | Autism Speaks Lauds Unprecedented House of Representatives Military Appropriation for Autism Research | Circa June 13, 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks Lauds Unprecedented House of Representatives Military Appropriation for Autism Research  Landmark Spending Proposal, Which Recognizes the Unique Plight of Military Families Impacted by Autism, Comes After More Than Three Years of Advocacy by Autism Speaks Volunteers (NEW YORK, NY - June 13, 2006) – Autism Speaks, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness …

Archived | Autism Speaks Applauds Unanimous Approval of Combating Autism Act by United States Senate | Circa August 4, 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Landmark Legislation Authorizing Nearly $1 Billion in Autism Funding Now Moves to the House of Representatives (NEW YORK, NY - August 4, 2006) – Leadership of Autism Speaks, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness of autism and raising money to fund autism research, today applauded last night's passage in the United States Senate of …

Archived | Testimony of Ann Gibbons Before The Senate | Circa May 19, 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Ann Gibbons TESTIMONY OF ANN GIBBONS, AUTISM SPEAKSAutism Speaks Board Member Ann Gibbons presented testimony before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education at a hearing on May 19, 2006. Below is her testimony as prepared. Mr. Chairman, I am Ann Gibbons, a resident of Bethesda, Maryland, …

Archived | Autism Speaks, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Both Winners in ‘Apprentice’ Finale | Circa December 7, 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Contestants to Raise Awareness and Funds to Support Charities(New York, New York – December 7, 2005) - Autism Speaks and the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation today announced that they will participate in the final two episodes of the hit NBC-TV show The Apprentice. In the final task, to be assigned by Donald Trump on Thursday's program and …