Archived | Autism Speaks: Learn The Signs | Circa February 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Learn The Signs I knew something was terribly wrong with my son when he was two. I took him to my pediatrician, detailed my concerns, and was told that nothing was wrong - that I needed to relax, and give him some more time.  Trusting this advice was the biggest mistake of my life. Time …

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: A message from Bob Wright, Co-founder | Circa February 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

A message from Bob Wright, Co-founder Welcome to Autism Speaks, a new organization devoted to educating the public about autism, facilitating and funding research, motivating private and governmental resources, and, ultimately, helping to find a cure for autism. The nation’s fastest-growing serious developmental disorder, autism now affects 1 in 166 children in the United States, …

Archived | Ben Affleck And Pixar Filmmakers To Be Honored At AUTFEST Film Festival | Circa February 15, 2017 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

February 15, 2017 Oscar-winning director, actor and filmmaker Ben Affleck joins Oscar–winning Pixar Animation Studios’ filmmakers Pete Docter and Jonas Rivera in receiving special honors at the 1st Annual AUTFEST International Film Festival presented by The Autism Society on April 22-23, 2017 at the AMC Orange 30 in Orange, CA. The announcement was made by Matthew Asner, VP of Development for The Autism …

Archived | Autism Society and Ed Asner Honor Ben Affleck & Pixar Filmmakers at 1st Annual Autfest Film Festival | Circa April 24, 2017 #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Ed Asner and AutFest honoree Ben Affleck (PRNewsfoto/The Autism Society) Autism Society and Ed Asner Honor Ben Affleck & Pixar Filmmakers at 1st Annual Autfest Film Festival "The Accountant," "Po" and "Swim Team" Among Films Awarded for Celebrating Autism Awareness "From Spectrum to Screen Apr 24, 2017, 14:42 ET LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Oscar®-winning …

Archived | Autism: It’s Not Just in the Head | Circa March 22, 2007 #AutisticHistory

[Note: This article was used in the 2007 Autism Treatment & Research Trial in the United States. This magazine was about to go under when Bob Wright bailed them out, got this article printed (placed by Autism Society with the help of Martha Herbert), bought all copies and distributed them himself. This article was referred …