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From The Archives | e-speaks Autism Speaks Newsletter | Circa May 9, 2008

Florida Passes Autism Insurance Legislation On May 2, the Florida Legislature passed Senate Bill 2654, an important first step in requiring insurance carriers to provide coverage of evidence-based, medically necessary autism therapies. Senate Bill 2654 – passed by the House in the very last minutes of the legislative session — requires that insurance companies cover […]

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The Archives | e-speaks Newsletter from Autism Speaks | Circa October 10, 2008

Weekend Walks Raise More than $2.35 Million Five Walk Now for Autism events took place this past weekend, with nearly 37,000 participants raising over $2.35 million. Read more and view photos and video from the Baltimore, Carolinas, Long Island, New Hampshire, and Seattle Walks. Third Annual Autism Speaks Golf Classic Raises over $350,000 The third annual Autism Speaks Golf Classic was held at the Sleepy Hollow […]

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The Archives | e-Speaks: Puzzle Pretzels Hit the Shelves; West Texas Walk; "Fox Sports Supports" and NASCAR; "Night of Too Many Stars" | Circa April 10, 2008

e-Speaks: Puzzle Pretzels Hit the Shelves; West Texas Walk; “Fox Sports Supports” and NASCAR; “Night of Too Many Stars” e-Speaks || April 11, 2008 Puzzle Pretzels Hit the Shelves The Bachman Company debuted its Puzzle Pretzel, baked in the shape of the Autism Speaks puzzle piece logo, to steady requests from around the country. It is available in grocery […]

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Autism Speaks, Remember When? | e-Speaks newsletter circa Jun 5, 2008, 11:29 PM | From The Archives of Eve Reiland

Shall we play a game of Autism Speaks, Remember When? To think the Autism Speaks board had all the say in the direction of science they funded. This is a board that gave antivaxxers a powerful platform to enact legislation on Autistic healthcare, and did so without Autistic people’s involvement. Sooo ….. Let’s hit the […]

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Talk About Curing Autism | Dr. Gina’s Blog | Circa Oct 2008

Talk About Curing Autism I just returned from the Talk About Curing Autism (TACA) fund raising event hosted by Jenny McCarthy and Lance Armstrong. What a fabulous event. It was wonderful to see so many people bidding on auction items, gambling in the poker tournament, sharing stories with one another about their experiences with autism and […]

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Jenny McCarthy and Jim Carrey Lead “Green Our Vaccines Rally” sponsored by TACA, Generation Rescue, HEAL Foundation, … #BleachCult | Circa June 5, 2008

The Green Our Vaccines Rally, intended to promote safer vaccines, was lead by celebrities Jenny McCarthy and Jim Carrey and sponsored by Talk About Curing Autism (TACA), Generation Rescue, HEAL Foundation and Moms Against Mercury. The event, which took place June 4 in Washington, D.C, began with a march through the streets of the nation’s […]

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TACA Photos Dana Point Autism Fundraiser – Planet Chiropractic | Circa 2008

By Michael Dorausch, D.C. Last nights TACA event to raise money and awareness towards curing autism was a huge success. The St. Regis hotel was full of festivities and there was lots of fun had by those in attendance. Below is a sampling of photos from the nights event. Chiropractic Assistant Rose Arteaga & Skateborad […]