Archived | Autism Speaks 2007 History | Circa December 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks History Highlights Include Media Exposure, Mergers, Unprecedented Fundraising and Growing Scientific Grants Program 2007 Highlights  Autism Speaks committed an unprecedented $30 million in new research funding to uncover the cause(s), prevention, treatments and cure for autism, making it the nation's top private funder of autism research. Autism Speaks' public service announcement campaign, produced with …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Family Services Requests Community Grant Proposals | Circa February 17, 2012 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Note: Links are original and most likely don’t work anymore. e-Speaks February 17, 2012  A Facebook milestoneWhat 1 Million Means Last week, Autism Speaks reached a milestone, with 1 million Facebook fans. It got us to thinking… what does 1 million fans mean? Those 1 million fans are people who care about autism; people who …

Archived | President Obama Signs Combating Autism Reauthorization Act | Circa September 30, 2011 #NotAnAutisticAlly

President Obama Signs Combating Autism Reauthorization Act Note: Links are original and most likely don’t work anymore. E-SpeaksSeptember 30, 2011  The White HousePresident Obama Signs CARA Autism Speaks Co-founders Suzanne and Bob Wright, along with Board Member Billy Mann, joined President Obama at a White House ceremony renewing the landmark Combating Autism Act for another three years.  In …

Archived | e-Speaks: Autism Safety Project; Expert Think Tank Focuses on Adults; June Walks Start Strong; Comprehensive Study of Early Risk Factors for Autism | Circa June 11, 2009 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Note: Links are original and probably no longer work. e-Speaks || June 12, 2009 New Online Resource Created to Aid First Responders Autism Speaks today launched the Autism Safety Project, an online tool kit for individuals with autism, families, and first responders that provides information and strategies to promote safety in emergency situations. The kit was …

Archived | US House Introduces Autism Treatment Acceleration Act of 2009 | Circa Mary 15, 2009 #NotAnAutisticAlly

  05/15/09   Autism Votes... It's time for lawmakers to listen.  Dear Autism Advocate, Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, today applauded Representatives Mike Doyle (D-PA), Chris Smith (R-NJ), Eliot Engel (D-NY), and Hank Johnson (D-GA) for their introduction of a House companion bill to the Senate's Autism Treatment Acceleration Act (ATAA), which was introduced last month by Senators …

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 …

Archived | e-Speaks: World Autism Awareness Day; Autism Treatment Acceleration Act Introduced | Circa April 3, 2009 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Note: Links are original and most likely don’t work. e-Speaks || April 3, 2009 Global Events Celebrate World Autism Awareness Day The second-annual World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD) was held on April 2 and celebrated with events worldwide. In New York City, Autism Speaks began the day by ringing the opening bellof the New York Stock …