Archived | ReThink Autism Advisory Board Circa 2009 | #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

ReThink Autism: Scientific Advisory Board 2009 Bridget A. Taylor, Psy.D., BCBA Dr. Taylor currently serves as Senior Clinical Advisor and Board Chair of rethink autism’s Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Taylor has specialized in the education and treatment of children with autism for the past twenty-four years. She is the Executive Director of the Alpine Learning …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Latest Research | Circa 2007 #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Latest Research Funding autism research is a primary goal of Autism Speaks. While ten years ago there were only a handful of scientists working on this problem, now there are well over 400, and more begin work on autism every day.  To help you keep up on their efforts, we'll provide a regular digest of …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Multi-Center Research Team Discovers Genetic Link To Autism | Circa August 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Multi-Center Research Team Discovers Genetic Link to Autism In a multi-center study of 222 families in the United States, scientists have found a strong genetic link to autism on chromosome 7. The study, in which five large universities participated, was part of the National Institutes of Health Collaborative Programs of Excellence in Autism, or CPEA. …

Archived | Autism Speaks: New Genetics Discovery: Different genes may cause autism in boys and girls | Circa August 1, 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

New Genetics Discovery  Researchers have found that different genes may be responsible for causing autism in boys than in girls. The findings also support the notion that multiple genes contribute to autism spectrum disorder.  The researchers on this project, Gerard Schellenberg of the Puget Sound Veterans Affairs Medical Center and a research professor of medicine …

Archived | Fact Sheet: Combating Autism Act of 2006 | #AutisticHistory

For Immediate ReleaseOffice of the Press SecretaryDecember 19, 2006  Fact Sheet: Combating Autism Act of 2006        President's Statement on Combating Autism Act of 2006       President Signs H.R. 5466, H.R. 6143, S. 843, and S. 3678  President George W. Bush, with his wife, Barbara Bush standing beside him in the Oval office, The President is signing the …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Science Advisory Board | Circa 2007 #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Scientific Advisory Board Scientific and medical experts meet several times a year to review research proposals for Autism Speaks.  David Amaral, Ph.D.University of California, Davis M.I.N.D. InstituteGeorge Anderson, Ph.D.Yale Child Center, Yale University David S. Baskin, M.D., F.A.C.S.Methodist Neurological Institute Margaret Bauman, M.D.LADDERS, Massachusetts General Hospital Ralph Bradshaw, Ph.D.University of California, Irvine Melissa Down Begg, …

Archived | National Alliance For Autism Research (NAAR) Autism Genome Project: Fact Sheet | Circa 2004 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

32f362f6-1510-4140-aabc-715d563d1da6Download NAAR Autism Genome Project: Fact Sheet A Public/Private Research Partnership Uniting the World’s Leading Autism Researchers to Locate the Genes Associated with Autism Spectrum Disorders Who: The project is a partnership between the National Alliance for Autism Research (NAAR) and four institutes of the National Institutes of Health (NIH): the National Institute of Mental …