Archived | Autism Speaks DC Golf Classic Raises Over $150,000 While Celebrating Columbus Day | Circa October 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

The Lowes Island Club in Potomac Falls, Va. played host to the Autism Speaks DC Golf Classic on Monday, October 8th. Golfers, including local sports and media personalities, celebrated Columbus Day on the golf course in a day of golf and goodwill that helped raise over $150,000. [Celebrating Columbus Day??] The exciting event, the first …

Archived | Autism Speaks Board Member Ann Gibbons Testifies Before Senate about NIH Budget | Circa May 19, 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Eve’s Notes: This statement and speech uses autism prevalence, fear and tragedy narrative, falsely relates autism to a disease, and promotes ABA with the 20% - 50% “success rate” … or rather 50% - 70% failure rate … and speaks over the voices of Autistic people and Autistic community. This statement was given by a …

Archived | Autism Speaks Lauds Congressional Approval of Landmark $7.5 Million Military Appropriation for Autism Research | Circa September 26, 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks Lauds Congressional Approval of Landmark $7.5 Million Military Appropriation for Autism Research  Years of Advocacy Result in Legislation Creating First Department of Defense-Sponsored Medical Research Program for Autism (NEW YORK, NY - September 26, 2006) - Autism Speaks, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness of autism and raising money to fund autism …

Archived | Autism Speaks Lauds Unprecedented House of Representatives Military Appropriation for Autism Research | Circa June 13, 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks Lauds Unprecedented House of Representatives Military Appropriation for Autism Research  Landmark Spending Proposal, Which Recognizes the Unique Plight of Military Families Impacted by Autism, Comes After More Than Three Years of Advocacy by Autism Speaks Volunteers (NEW YORK, NY - June 13, 2006) – Autism Speaks, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness …

Archived | Testimony of Ann Gibbons Before The Senate | Circa May 19, 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Ann Gibbons TESTIMONY OF ANN GIBBONS, AUTISM SPEAKSAutism Speaks Board Member Ann Gibbons presented testimony before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education at a hearing on May 19, 2006. Below is her testimony as prepared. Mr. Chairman, I am Ann Gibbons, a resident of Bethesda, Maryland, …

Archived | The Washington Report: An Inside Look At Autism Speaks Advocacy In The Nation’s Capitol | Circa 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Washington Report ArchiveAn Inside Look at Autism Speaks Advocacy in the Nation's Capitol From left to right, Elizabeth Emken; Bob Wright; Senator Bill Frist; Deirdre Imus; Suzanne Wright; Katie Wright March 3, 2006 Autism Speaks co-founders Bob and Suzanne Wright, their daughter Katie Wright, Deirdre Imus, founder of the Environmental Center for Pediatric Oncology, and Cure …

Archived | Autism Speaks and the National Alliance for Autism Research (NAAR) Complete Merger | Circa Feb. 13, 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks and the National Alliance for Autism Research (NAAR) Complete Merger February 13, 2006 09:00 AM  Unanimous Votes by Both Boards of Directors Combine Two of the Leading Research and Advocacy Organizations in the Fight Against the Nation's Fastest Growing Serious Developmental Disorder  “We are very confident that the merger will lead to more …