Archived | Autism Speaks: Oprah Devotes Show to Autism | Circa April 5, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Oprah Devotes Show to Autism On Thursday, April 5, The Oprah Winfrey Show devoted a full hour to autism. Portions of Autism Speaks' documentary Autism Every Day were featured throughout the program, entitled The Faces of Autism. Several of the parents featured in the film, including Jesse Mojica, Katie Wright and Michele Pierce Burns, participated …

Archived | Autism Speaks: CAN Co-founder Publishes Book on Autism | Circa April 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks: CAN Co-founder Publishes Book on Autism Portia Iversen, Cure Autism Now co-founder, has just released her long-awaited book Strange Son: Two Mothers, Two Sons, and the Quest to Unlock the Hidden World of Autism. Iversen and her husband Jon Shestack founded CAN to find a cure and increase understanding of those affected by autism, …

Archived | Tune-in: Suzanne Wright on CNN’s Larry King Live | March 21, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks Co-founder Suzanne Wright appeared this week on CNN's "Larry King Live" to discuss autism. Wright appeared along with Bill Cosby and Toni Braxton, the stars of the upcoming Concert for Autism Speaks on April 9 at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City. Braxton was recently named national celebrity spokesperson for Autism …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Museum Hosts Autism Every Day Screening | Circa July 12, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Museum Hosts Autism Every Day ScreeningOn Thursday, July 12, Robert and Jackie Harris and the Children's Museum of the East End hosted a cocktail reception and screening of "Autism Every Day" for 75 guests in Bridgehampton, New York. Autism Speaks co-founders Suzanne and Bob Wright introduced the film and participated in a post-screening Q&A session …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Federal Claims Court Continues Hearings in Case Against Vaccines | Circa June 11, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Federal Claims Court Continues Hearings in Case Against Vaccines  First ever test case underway in Washington DC The U.S. Court of Federal Claims is now hearing the first test case alleging that children have contracted autism as a result of vaccines. The hearings, which are focused on claims from among more than 4,800 filed against …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Sold-Out Screening of Autism Every Day at the Nantucket Film Festival | Circa June 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Sold-Out Screening of Autism Every Day at the Nantucket Film Festival  Autism Every Day, the documentary film produced by Autism Speaks and directed by Lauren Thierry, played to a sold-out crowd at the Nantucket Film Festival on June 14, 2007. Festival director Jill Burkhart, who first viewed Autism Every Day at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival, proclaimed the film …

Archived | Prepared Statement of Robert Krakow, President of A-Champ | Circa April 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Prepared Statement of Robert J. Krakow, Esq. President, A-CHAMP My name is Robert J. Krakow. Thank you for this opportunity to submit written testimony regarding the epidemic of autism and neurodevelopmental disorders that exists among our children. The autism epidemic is the most urgent public health issue facing our Nation. This testimony is submitted on …