Archived | Autism Coalition: Message From Kevin Murray, Former Board President | Circa October 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Coalition & Autism Speaks Not An Autistic Ally Screenshot of letter written by Kevin Murray on the merger of Autism Coalition with Autism Speaks in 2005. Full text below. In 1998 a group of parents recognized the power of coordinated fundraising, awareness, and advocacy initiatives and formed the Autism Coalition for Research and Education. …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Leadership | Circa February 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Screenshot of Autism Speaks Leadership page circa February 2005. Full text below. Bob WrightCo-Founder, Autism SpeaksVice Chairman and Executive Officer, GEChairman and Chief Executive Officer, NBC Universal Bob Wright is the co-founder of Autism Speaks, along with his wife, Suzanne. In 2004, the Wrights joined the millions of Americans affected by autism when their grandson …

Archived | Autism Speaks: A Message From Bernie Marcus | Circa February 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Screenshot of Autism Speaks February 2005 with message from Bernie Marcus. Full text below. Bernie Marcus is the co-founder of The Home Depot, Inc., and chairman of the board of The Marcus Foundation. In 1991, he and his wife Billi established The Marcus Institute in Atlanta, Georgia, which provides programs for children and adolescents with …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Research We Have Funded | Circa 1997 – 2007 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Research We Have Funded What We Fund and How We Fund ItOpen Grants and How to ApplyResearch We Have Funded Autism Speaks is funding 52 new biomedical research projects at a total value of over $15.2 million. The awards cover a broad spectrum of autism sciences, including cognition and sensory processing, diagnostic measures, epidemiology, genetics, …

Archived | National Alliance For Autism Research (NAAR) Research Funded: 2002 Collaborative Programs | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Research Funded: 2002 Collaborative Programs (NAAR) Identifying Early Markers of Autism: A Study of Infant Siblings  Commonly known as the "Baby Sibs Study," NAAR first funded this project in 1997 and transformed into an extensive, multi-site project in 2001. In 2002, NAAR invested an additional $100,000 into this project, which is designed to better identify …

Archived | Grants Funded by Cure Autism Now – 1998 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Grants Funded by Cure Autism Now - 1998 Search for a candidate gene in autism Julia Bailey, Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles (Young Investigator)The goal of this project is to identify associations of candidate genes and autistic disorder through a family based non-parametric (model free) method. This method does not require assumptions about the …

Archived | National Alliance For Autism Research (NAAR): 1998 Awards | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

1998 Awards (NAAR)  In 1998, NAAR committed approximately $500,000 in its second year of funding autism research projects and marked the establishment of NAAR's Mentor-based fellowship program. In 1998, NAAR funded 10 pilot studies and 2 mentor-based fellowships in the United States and Canada. Additionally, NAAR was instrumental in funding and establishing the Autism Tissue …