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 2007 Family Services Community Grants | #NotAnAutisticAlly

2007 Family Services Community Grants At Autism Speaks, one of our goals is to change the future for all individuals who struggle with autism spectrum disorders.  In keeping with this goal, the Family Services Committee established Family Service Community Grants in order to promote services that will enhance the lives of those affected by autism …

The Parent-Led “Autism Revolution” Is All About ABA | #BanABA #StopTheShock

https://youtu.be/c1tXAaKTjvQ Is The Parent-Led “Autism Revolution” For Real? Since When Did “Autism Advocacy” (Not The Same As Autistic Advocacy) Not Have Complete Influence On Legislation For Autistics In The United States?  I’m not sure where I first saw the term “parent-led autism revolution” this past couple of days, maybe weeks now … but it’s stuck …

Parent-Founded Autism Organizations & Non-Autistic Led Autism Organizations | #NotAnAutisticAlly

AutismOne Founded by parents of an Autistic, Ed Arranga and Terri Arranga in 2002. Also affiliated: RFK Jr., Kerri Rivera, Andrew Wakefield, Del Big Tree, Polly Tommey, Jim Humble, Jenny McCarthy Autism Science Foundation Founded by parents of an Autistic, Alison Singer and Karen Margulis London in 2009. Also affiliated: Alycia Halladay, Paul Offit Autism …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Demand Congressional Action on the Combating Autism Act | Circa August 3, 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly

The Senate approved an amended version of the Combating Autism Act (S. 843) on August 3, 2006, which is supported by all major autism organizations. The House bill has 227 supporters, more than half of the entire House, but House consideration has been stalled by Energy & Commerce Committee Chairman Joe Barton (R-TX). (He wants …

Archived | Children With Autism Affected By Katrina Finding Help Through Autism Organizations | Circa September 8, 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Community Rallies Together To Form AutismCares BOISE, IDAHO, September 8, 2005 -- More than 10 national autism leadership organizations have come together to form AutismCares, a nationwide disaster relief effort that will potentially assist thousands of Katrina families living with autism.  To address the most immediate needs, "AutismCares -- Katrina" is coordinating support for …

Archived | Family Services Committee Members | Circa 2008 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Committees Mission  The mission of the Autism Speaks Family Services Committee is to empower families and individuals impacted by autism to make informed decisions that maximize the quality of life and development potential of affected individuals; to promote research funding that yields evidence for the best practices in the treatment of autism and associated disorders; …