Archived | Autism Speaks: CDC Report Draws Wide Attention | Circa February 8, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

CDC Report Draws Wide Attention (Links included here direct back to the Web Archive/Wayback Machine) News from the Centers for Disease Control that the prevalance of autism is higher than previously believed – up to 1 in 150 – gained widespread coverage in national and local press this week. Here are links to some of …

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: Prevalence of Autism Now 1 in 150, According to New CDC Report | Circa February 8, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

WASHINGTON, DC (February 8, 2007) -- This morning, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released, through its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), the latest revised prevalence figures for autism. The report indicates that the prevalence of autism is now 1 in 150, up from the 1 in 166 figure reported by the …

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 | Autism Society Conference Just Three Weeks Away; Autism Community Mourns Passing of Dr. Ted Carr | Circa July 2, 2009 #NotAnAutisticAlly

NEWS Autism Society Conference Just Three Weeks Away Don’t miss the Autism Society National Conference in St. Charles, Ill., July 22-25. This year’s conference offers many unique opportunities. The Autism Society has invited First Lady Michelle Obama to participate in the July 24 keynote panel on public policy and autism. We have also launched our …

Archived | e-Speaks: Toys”R”Us; Corporate Partners; Autism Speaks 400; Haircuts | Circa May 29, 2009 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Note: Links are original and probably no longer work. e-Speaks || May 29, 2009 Toys"R"Us, Inc. Raises More than $1.9 Million The Toys"R"Us, Inc. 2009 nationwide fundraising campaign to benefit Autism Speaks raised more than $1.9 million and marked the first time in the partnership's three-year history that the company's Babies"R"Us stores participated in the …

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 …