Archived | Autism Speaks / CDC Epidemiology Subcommittee: Meeting Notes | January – June 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

minutes_jan-june2007Download Conference callAutism Speaks / CDC Epidemiology SubcommitteeJanuary 2007 Minutes from December 2006 were approved with minor modifications. It was agreed to create condensed minutes from past conference calls to be posted on the web site of the International Epidemiology Network so that new members can gain an understanding of the history of the subcommittee. …

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 …

Archived | Five major psychiatric disorders have overlapping patterns of genetic activity, new study shows | Circa February 8, 2018 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Five major psychiatric diseases have overlapping patterns of genetic activity, new study show By Amy Ellis Nutt  The Washington Post Certain patterns of genetic activity appear to be common among five distinct psychiatric disorders — autism, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression and alcoholism — according to a new study. The paper, appearing in the journal Science, was released Thursday. Scientists analyzed data from 700 human brains, …

Archived | Autism Speaks Announces Major Expansion of Autism Treatment Network  Fifteen Sites in the U.S. and Canada … | Circa December 12, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks Announces Major Expansion of Autism Treatment Network Fifteen Sites in the U.S. and Canada Dedicated to the Care of Children and Adolescents with Autism  NEW YORK, NY (Dec 12, 2007) – Autism Speaks, the nation's leading autism advocacy organization, today announced its Autism Treatment Network (ATN) would triple in size, expanding from five sites to fifteen …

Archived | Wrights Honored with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory’s Inaugural Double Helix Medals | Circa November 9, 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Suzanne & Bob Wright with Dr. James Watson Cold Spring Harbor Double Helix Medals Autism Speaks Co-founders Suzanne Wright and Bob Wright received the Double Helix Medal for Corporate Leadership from the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CHSL) on Nov. 9, 2006, at CHSL's annual awards ceremony. Muhammad Ali received an award for humanitarianism and Dr. …

Archived | Colorado Legislature Passes Autism Insurance Coverage; Riders Roll Through Jacksonville for Autism Awareness | Circa May 7, 2009 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Note: Links are original and probably don’t work anymore. Riders Roll Through Jacksonville for Autism Awareness The thunder rolled last weekend as motorcyclists converged on Jacksonville for the 7th annual Lex and Terry’s Ticket to Ride. Read more … National Autism Awareness Month Draws to a Close National Autism Awareness Month has come and gone, and …

Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa January 31, 2018

Google Alert - autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.com UnsubscribeJan 31, 2018, 11:05 AM GoogleautismDaily update ⋅ January 31, 2018 NEWSPolice beginning 'Autism Alert System' ThursdayGreensburg Daily NewsCalled the “Autism Alert System,” Greensburg Police on Thursday will begin collecting information from local people who are caregivers of children and/or adults with autism. The goal is to …