Autism Debate Strains a Family and Its Charity – The New York Times | Circa June 2007

A year after their grandson Christian received a diagnosis of autism in 2004, Bob Wright, then chairman of NBC/Universal, and his wife, Suzanne, founded Autism Speaks, a mega-charity dedicated to curing the dreaded neurological disorder that affects one of every 150 children in America today. The Wrights’ venture was also an effort to end the internecine warfare …

Houston’s vaccination exemption rate should make you sick [Editorial] – HoustonChronicle.com

A measles outbreak health advisory issued last week by the Texas Department of State Health Services is a reminder that this state is walking down a dangerous path by issuing too many waivers to parents who don’t want their children to get immunization shots required to attend school. Source: Houston’s vaccination exemption rate should make …

Jenny McCarthy – Wikipedia | Circa 1972 – Current

Source: Jenny McCarthy - WikipediaJenny McCarthyFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia  Jump to navigationJump to searchJenny McCarthyMcCarthy in 2006BornJennifer Ann McCarthyNovember 1, 1972 (age 46)Evergreen Park, Illinois, U.S.[1]Other namesJenny Wahlberg[2]Alma materSouthern Illinois UniversityOccupationActress, model, television host, author, activist, screenwriterYears active1993–presentTelevisionThe Jenny McCarthy Show (1997)JennyThe Jenny McCarthy Show (2013)Donnie Loves JennySpouse(s)John Asher(m. 1999–2005)Donnie Wahlberg(m. 2014)Partner(s)Jim Carrey (2005–2010)Children1RelativesJoanne McCarthy (sister)Melissa McCarthy (cousin)Jennifer Ann McCarthy (born November 1, 1972),[1][3] sometimes credited as Jenny Wahlberg,[2] is an …

Bernard Rimland | Circa 1928 – 2006

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaJump to navigationJump to search Bernard RimlandBernard Rimland (second from right) in front of the Autism Research Institute (ARI)BornNovember 15, 1928Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.DiedNovember 21, 2006 (aged 78)San Diego, California, U.S.ResidenceUSACitizenshipAmericanAlma materSan Diego State University (Bachelor's)Pennsylvania State University (PhD)Known forAutism: researched causes, epidemic, the thiomersal theory, and biomedicaltreatment.Scientific careerFieldsPsychologyInstitutionsAutism Research InstituteAutism Society of AmericaDefeat Autism Now! Bernard Rimland (November 15, 1928 – November 21, 2006) was an …

Defeat Autism Now! & Autism Research Institute – Wikipedia | ARI: Circa  1967 | DAN:  1995 – 2012

Autism Research Institute From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Redirected from Defeat autism now) Jump to navigationJump to search Autism Research Institute Type Non-profit 501(c)3[1] Founded 1967[2] Founder Bernard Rimland[3] Headquarters San Diego, CA[1] , United States[1] Key people Stephen M. Edelson, Director[4] Services Online education, phone support, research grants, Autistic Global Initiative Revenue $1,754,803 (2012)[5] Website …

Autism $peaks | Circa 2005 – Present

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia  (Redirected from Autism speaks)Jump to navigationJump to search FoundedFebruary 11, 2005; 13 years ago[1]FoundersBob Wright,Suzanne Wright[2]Merger ofNational Alliance for Autism Research,[3]Cure Autism Now[4]Tax ID no.20-2329938[5]Legal status501(c)(3) nonprofit organizationHeadquartersNew York City[5]Coordinates40.7477494°N 73.9843983°WCoordinates: 40.7477494°N 73.9843983°WServicesResearch, awareness, family services, advocacy.[5]President, Chief Executive OfficerAngela Geiger[6]Executive V.P., AdvocacyKevin Roy[6]Senior V.P., Public Health and InclusionAndy Shih[6]SubsidiariesDelivering Scientific Innovation for Autism LLC,Advancing Futures for Adults with Autism Inc,Autism …

Generation Rescue – Wikipedia | Circa 2005 – Present

Source: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia     Jump to navigationJump to search Generation Rescue Inc Founded May 13, 2005; 13 years ago[1] Founders Lisa Handley,   J.B. Handley Tax ID no. 20-2063267[2] Legal status 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization Headquarters Sherman Oaks, California, United States[2] President, Director Jenny McCarthy[2] Directors J.B. Handley, Lisa Handley, Deidre Imus, Samir Patel, Rowena Salas, Donnie …