Archived | Autism Speaks: Suzanne Wright Addresses LIU Graduates | Circa May 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Suzanne Wright Addresses LIU Graduates On May 15, Autism Speaks Co-founder Suzanne Wright presented the commencement address to 350 attendees at the Long Island University's Westchester Graduate Campus graduation ceremony. Suzanne Wright Addresses LIU Graduates The following is the commencement speech presented by Suzanne Wright, Co-founder of Autism Speaks, on May 15, 2007 at Long …

Archived | Autism Speaks: One Month After Launch, Interactive Autism Network Reports 13,000 Registered Participants Eager to Accelerate Autism Research | Circa April 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

One Month After Launch, Interactive Autism Network Reports 13,000 Registered Participants Eager to Accelerate Autism Research The Interactive Autism Network (IAN)—the first national online autism registry, spearheaded by the Kennedy Krieger Institute, and funded by a grant from Autism Speaks—has registered an unprecedented number of individuals and families living with autism. Never before have researchers …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Child Magazine Honors Wrights | Circa May 9, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Child Magazine Honors Wrights Autism Speaks Co-founders Receive "Children's Champion Award" Autism Speaks Co-founders Suzanne and Bob Wright were honored by The Meredith Corporation with the "Children's Champion Award" on May 9 in New York City. Actor and autism advocate Bradley Whitford presented the award to the Wrights. Award recipients are recognized for improving the …

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 Execs Visit Qatar | Circa April 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks Execs Visit Qatar  Suzanne Wright, Andy Shih Speak at Forum in Qatar; Talks Open on Autism Speaks Program There A visit by Autism Speaks leaders to an international forum in Doha, Qatar, has helped open discussions into an autism program in the tiny Mideast nation, one of the richest in the world.  Autism …

Archived | Autism Speaks: VH1 Classic Plans to ‘Rock Autism | Circa April 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

VH1 Classic Plans to 'Rock Autism' VH1 Classic announced on March 13 that it will launch its first-ever pro-social initiative geared towards raising awareness about autism. The "Rock Autism" campaign will kick off with a music star-studded public service announcement, or PSA, on April 1 to mark the start of Autism Awareness Month. "Autism is …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Congressman Joins Students in Celebrating Autism Awareness Month | Circa April 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Congressman Joins Students in Celebrating Autism Awareness Month Not Pictured (left to right): Lauren DiChiara, Jenn DiChiara, Matt Ford, Alison Singer, Congressman John Hall (D-NY)., Natalie Tadena, and Matthew Harris Families gathered Friday at the Devereaux Millwood Learning Center in Millwood, New York, to mark autism awareness month and to celebrate and honor the siblings …