Archived | Autism Speaks: Study: Children Can Be Diagnosed with Autism by Age One | Circa July 3, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Study: Children Can Be Diagnosed with Autism by Age One BALTIMORE -- July 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ In a study published this week in the Archives of General Psychiatry, researchers from the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, Maryland found that autism can be diagnosed at close to one year of age, which is the earliest the disorder …

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: ABC’S Nightline Features ASD Video Glossary | Circa October 15, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

ABC'S Nightline Features ASD Video Glossary The Oct. 15 episode of ABC's Nightline featured the new ASD video glossary recently launched by Autism Speaks, FirstSigns and Florida State University. Autism Speaks President Mark Roithmayr and Dr. Amy M. Wetherby, director of Florida State University's FIRST WORDS Project, appeared in the segment. Read about the segment on the ABC …

Archived | New Jersey: Governor Corzine Signs Bill On Autism | Circa September 12, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Sep-12-07 Governor Corzine Signs Bills On Autism NEWS RELEASEGovernor Jon S. CorzineSeptember 12, 2007FOR MORE INFORMATION:Press Office609-777-2600 GOVERNOR CORZINE SIGNS BILLS ON AUTISM West Windsor - Governor Jon S. Corzine today signed a package of seven bills relating to autism spectrum disorders. These disorders are often characterized by substantial impairments in social interaction and communication and …

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: Statement of Josh Cobbs | Circa April 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

STATEMENT OF JOSH COBBS Mr. Cobbs. It's Josh, last name is Cobbs, C-O-B-B-S. I am not prepared, but I'll do my best. Senator Harkin. I wasn't prepared to have you here, either. But, I just want to know--now. We saw that little clip, obviously, you know, TV wants to get in the gane, with all …