Archived | Autism Speaks: 2008 IMFAR Shows Progress in All Areas of Autism Research | Circa May 15 – 17 2008 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

2008 IMFAR Shows Progress in All Areas of Autism Research International Meetingfor Autism ResearchMay 15-17, 2008London The seventh annual International Meeting for Autism Research recently concluded in London with more than 1150 researchers from around the world attending and making more than 850 presentations. Among the countries represented were Australia, Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Researchers, Scientists Share New Autism Research Findings | Circa June 2006 #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Researchers, Scientists Share New Autism Research Findings Nearly 900 researchers, scientists, students, parents and others were on hand in Montreal on June 1-3, 2006, at the International Meeting for Autism Research, the largest-ever of leading autism researchers from around the world. Autism Speaks was among the sponsors.  Recent groundbreaking findings in autism research were outlined …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Clinical Trials Network | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Clinical Trials Network Fluoxetine StudyMemantine Study Autism Speaks' Clinical Trials Network (CTN) was officially launched in 2005 by Cure Autism Now to focus on translational research, the critical step necessary to transfer findings from the laboratory to clinical application. Well controlled and appropriately blinded studies are needed to test whether anecdotal evidence holds. By facilitating …

#StopSpectrum10K | So Autistica is A-OK On The Spectrum 10K Project … Some #AutisticHistory Here On The Merry-Go-Round Of Initiatives By Autism Orgs | Circa September 2021 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Learning Disability Today published an article titled, “New landmark autism project raises concerns about reuse of DNA data,” on August 24, 2021. The focus was on the new research project in the UK called Spectrum 10K. The purpose is to collect DNA from 10,000 Autistic people for research purposes. The Spectrum 10K project is led …

#StopSpectrum10K | Round-Up: From The Fallacy of Genetic Autism Studies to the Dangers Of Spectrum10K | Circa August 2021

| August 31, 2021 A round-up of social media, articles and posts about #StopSpectrum10K READ Spectrum 10k: The Fallacy of Genetic Autism Studies The waters surrounding autistic genetic studies are best described as murky. The MSSNG project from Autism Speaks and SPARK from the Simons Foundation are prime examples (as both organizations are partners).  Aside from them being viewed as harmful …

#StopSpectrum10K | Autistic Activists & Real Allies Campaign Together To Stop #Spectrum10K In The UK | #AutisticHistory

Around the world Autistic advocates and our real allies are campaigning together to stop the Spectrum 10K project. The campaign’s tags known so far: #StopSpectrum10K. Spectrum 10K is being touted as the largest study of autism in the UK … and it is a research study involving 10,000 Autistic individuals of all ages and abilities …

Archived | NAAR/Autism Speaks: Autism Tissue Program | Circa 2009 … #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Tissue Program In 1998, NAAR played a pivotal role in establishing and funding the Autism Tissue Program, a parent-led post-mortem brain tissue donation program dedicated to autism research. The Autism Tissue Program makes post-mortem brain tissue available to as many qualified scientists as possible to advance autism research. Using brain tissue, scientists can go …