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

In 2005, NAAR committed $8.3 million to fund 41 pilot studies, 14 pre- and 7 post-doctoral fellowships as well as three large collaborative programs: the NAAR Autism Genome Project, the High Risk Baby Siblings Research Project and the Autism Tissue Program. In addition, NAAR's 2005 research commitments include the ongoing support of two interdisciplinary autism …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Research On High Risk Baby Sibs | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Research on High Risk Baby Sibs Baby Sibs Researchers Early Signs and Symptoms How to Participate New Findings The High Risk Baby Siblings Research Consortium was established in 2003 with the goal of bringing together the major research groups in the field to discover the earliest behavioral and biomedical markers of autism spectrum disorder. The …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Autism Genome Project (AGP) | Circa 2004 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Genome Project Launched in 2004, the Autism Genome Project, or AGP, is the largest study ever conducted to find the genes associated with inherited risk for autism. Many of the world's leading genetics researchers pooled their resources and used a promising new technology, the DNA microarray, to scan the human genome in the search for …

Archived | Autism Speaks: NIH Announces New Autism Grants | Circa August 2, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

NIH Announces New Autism Grants On Thursday, August 2, the National Institutes of Health announced the awardees of a new funding mechanism to support autism research, called the Autism Centers for Excellence. The ACE awards will replace the Collaborative Program of Excellence in Autism (CPEA) and Studies to Advance Autism Research and Treatment (STAART) projects …

Archived | United States Autism Treatment & Research Hearing: Opening Statement by Dr. Julie L. Gerberding | Circa April 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

SUMMARY STATEMENT OF DR. JULIE L. GERBERDING Dr. Gerberding. Thank you, it's good to be back. We really appreciate the committee's interest in this topic. Is my microphone on, can you hear me okay?Senator Harkin. Yes.Dr. Gerberding. We are very grateful for all of the support that the committee has given us, and particularly for …

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 | Clinton’s Autism Plan | Circa November 25, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

CLINTON’S AUTISM PLAN  Sunday, November 25, 2007 9:25 AM by Domenico Montanar From NBC/NJ's Athena JonesSIOUX CITY, IA -- Hillary Clinton used the first stop on a two-day, post-Thanksgiving swing through Iowa on Saturday to lay out a $700 million a year plan to help people affected by autism. The money would be spent for research and …