Archived | Autism Speaks / CDC Epidemiology Subcommittee: Meeting Notes | January – June 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

minutes_jan-june2007Download Conference callAutism Speaks / CDC Epidemiology SubcommitteeJanuary 2007 Minutes from December 2006 were approved with minor modifications. It was agreed to create condensed minutes from past conference calls to be posted on the web site of the International Epidemiology Network so that new members can gain an understanding of the history of the subcommittee. …

Video | The 2007 Autism Hearing That Didn’t Include Autistics But Did Include Senator Tom Harkin, Autism Society of America and Autism Speaks, Pt. 1

https://youtu.be/ZyQkrYOw13U Autism Speaks, Autism Society of America, Bradley Whitford, Tom Insel, Bob Wright, Marguerite Colston and other Autism organizations and influencers speak at the Autism Treatment and Research Hearing about controversial therapies in 2007. Autistics weren’t included.  There was a lot happening back in 2007. In the United States, the Combating Autism Act had just …

The Discover Magazine Article Bob Wright, Co-founder of Autism Speaks, Wanted The World To Read – So He Saved The Company, Bought Every Copy And Distributed Them Himself | #AutisticHistory 2007

Trigger Warning: Filicide, suicide, murder, ableism, exclusion, tragedy narrative, autism myth, othering and words like ‘kidnapped’ and more. https://youtu.be/Su-D1PKE0Zg In 2007 there was an Autism Treatment and Research Hearing in the United States. This hearing included a panel of parents of Autistics, and parents from parent-founded organizations. They brought in actor, Bradley Whitford, to speak …

Archived | Autism Treatment & Research Hearing: Additional Statements For The Record | Circa April 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

ADDITIONAL STATEMENTS FOR THE RECORDSenator Harkin. Well, I hope and trust that we'll be looking at that and that NIH will be examining that. I hope this May 1 IRB will come through and it will be moving ahead on that, in that area of research. [The statements follow:] Prepared Statement of Senator Thad Cochran …

Archived | Autism Treatment & Research Hearing: Treatment Research | Circa April 17, 2007

TREATMENT RESEARCH Senator Harkin. I wanted to ask you a question, and I'm glad my panels are still here for Dr. Gerberding, Dr. Insel. In this party, in Discover magazine, there's some interesting, interesting language about different approaches to treating kids, people with autism. There's some indication that using chelation therapy, chelation therapy, which I'm …

Archived | Autism Treatment & Research Hearing: Statement of Josh Cobbs | Circa April 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

STATEMENT OF JOSH COBBS Mr. Cobbs. It's Josh, last name is Cobbs, C-O-B-B-S. I am not prepared, but I'll do my best. Senator Harkin. I wasn't prepared to have you here, either. But, I just want to know--now. We saw that little clip, obviously, you know, TV wants to get in the gane, with all …

Archived | Autism Treatment & Research Hearing: Autism In Other Countries & Allocation for Autism | Circa April 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

AUTISM IN OTHER COUNTRIESSenator Harkin. Well, Dr. Gerberding, obviously, CDC during your epidemiological studies also, I'm wondering, are they also looking at some of these environmental factors? Second, has CDC looked at autism rates in other countries? Has any research been done to see if countries in Europe and Asia have different autism prevalence rates? …