Archived | National Alliance For Autism Research (NAAR): 1998 Awards | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

1998 Awards (NAAR)  In 1998, NAAR committed approximately $500,000 in its second year of funding autism research projects and marked the establishment of NAAR's Mentor-based fellowship program. In 1998, NAAR funded 10 pilot studies and 2 mentor-based fellowships in the United States and Canada. Additionally, NAAR was instrumental in funding and establishing the Autism Tissue …

Archived | Whose DNA Is It, Anyway? | Circa October 24, 1997 #AutisticHistory

SCIENCE magazine, Oct. 24, 1997 Whose DNA Is It, Anyway? Eliot Marshall Three NIH institutes are trying to open up collections of DNA to spur hunts for disease genes, but clinicians fear that molecular biologists will skim the cream off years of their painstaking work Jonathan Shestack, co-founder of Cure Autism Now "I thought the …

Video | Celebrity Influencer Bradley Whitford Testifies At Senate Hearing As A Volunteer Of Autism Speaks. Autistics Not Included. | Circa April 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

https://youtu.be/NzsR9afpQ9w TW: Ableism, bigotry, Autistic & disability abuse,tragedy/fear/violence/burden narrative, Autistic dehumanization, filicide & suicide ideation, eugenics, autism myth & propaganda, autism prevalence, ABA and more. Bradley Whitford, a non-Autistic actor who has a friend with an autistic child, testifies to senators at the Autism Treatment & Research Hearing in 2007. This celebrity influencer spoke for …

#StopSpectrum10K | From The Autistic Community’s Concerns Regarding Spectrum 10K To Autistic Conspiracy Theorists Slam By Celebrity Influencer | Circa September, 2021

News The Autistic Community’s Concerns Regarding Spectrum 10K and Eugenics Are Valid Thinking Person’s Guide To Autism Logo Shannon Des Roches Rosa on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 A new autism research project, Spectrum 10K, has just been launched accompanied by much media hype, celebrity endorsement, and rhetoric about neurodiversity. It is led by the University of Cambridge (principally Professor …

Archived | Fighting For Autism Speaks | Circa March 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Fighting' for Autism Speaks John Ondrasik, lead singer of pop supergroup Five For Fighting, has launched a new web site as part of a fundraising effort to support Autism Speaks and other charities. The site was launched in conjunction with their recently released song "What Kind of World do You Want." Users are invited to …

Video | The 2007 Autism Hearing That Didn’t Include Autistics But Did Include Senator Arlen Specter, Cure Autism Now & Autism Speaks, Pt. 2

https://youtu.be/dMUkjU3ysbg 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 been signed in Dec. of 2006. Some months …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Child Magazine Honors Wrights | Circa May 9, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Child Magazine Honors Wrights Autism Speaks Co-founders Receive "Children's Champion Award" Autism Speaks Co-founders Suzanne and Bob Wright were honored by The Meredith Corporation with the "Children's Champion Award" on May 9 in New York City. Actor and autism advocate Bradley Whitford presented the award to the Wrights. Award recipients are recognized for improving the …