Archived | Autism Society Partners with Wretches & Jabberers to Commemorate National Autism Awareness Month in April 2011 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

January 11, 2011 Autism Society Partners with Wretches & Jabberers to Commemorate National Autism Awareness Month in April 2011 NEWS Autism Society Partners with Wretches & Jabberers to Commemorate National Autism Awareness Month in April 2011 The Autism Society is proud to partner with Academy Award®-winning director Gerardine Wurzburg to release her feature length documentary Wretches and Jabberers during National Autism Awareness Month in April 2011. Read …

Archived | Autism Speaks: IACC includes vaccine research objective in strategic plan for autism research | Circa November 11, 2009 #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

NEWS RELEASE 11-NOV-2009 IACC includes vaccine research objective in strategic plan for autism research Autism Speaks is encouraged by new language recommending funding of vaccine research AUTISM SPEAKS NEW YORK, NY (November 11, 2009) – Autism Speaks is encouraged by yesterday's decision of the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) to include vaccine research studies in the …

Archived | ASA National Conference Registration Opens; Bounce for Autism this April | Circa January 29, 2009 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

NEWS Pump It Up and Autism Society of America Host “Bounce for Autism” The Autism Society of America and Pump It Up, the nation's largest and fastest-growing franchise of giant indoor inflatable playgrounds for private parties, are teaming up for the second year to host "Bounce for Autism" this April in over 30 locations nationwide. This community-based fundraising event combines family …

Archived | News: US Draws Up Plans To Tackle Autism | Circa December 28, 2003 #AutisticHistory

Screenshot of story on Nature: US draws up plan to tackle autism. Text below. US draws up plans to tackle autism EMILY SINGER [WASHINGTON] The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is preparing a research plan for autism — and hopes to cut the condition's prevalence in the United States by a quarter by 2013. The NIH autism …

Archived | Autism Coalition: Congressional Autism Caucus | Circa July 2002 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Autism Coalition: Not An Autistic Ally Screenshot of Autism Coalition Congressional Autism Caucus page. Full text below. Congressional Autism Caucus In 2001, U.S. Representatives Christopher Smith (R-NJ) and Michael Doyle (D-PA) founded the bi-partisan Autism Caucus. The Caucus, formally known as the Coalition for Autism Research and Education (CARE), currently includes over 170 members from over 40 …

Archived | Autism Coalition: Our Agenda – Grants | Circa June 2003 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Autism Coalition: Not An Autistic Ally Screenshot of Autism Coalition Grants Page. Full text below. The Autism Coalition's grantmaking process primarily awards promising projects in the fields of biomedical research and educational development. Among our recent grants (awarded June 30, 2003): California CADDRE/Sequoia Foundation (Oakland, CA)             $5,000 to support STAR Conference Cure Autism Now (Los Angeles, CA)                 $220,000 …

Archived | Early detection of autism improves chances: Treatment at younger ages leads to better recovery | Circa July 2004 #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Screenshot of MSNBC story in 2004. Full text below. [Note: This article is for archive purposes in Autistic History. It’s to illustrate the the voices heard during this era. It’s to show how the Wrights, co-founders of Autism Speaks, and pals used their privilege purposefully to drown out the voices of the Autistic community and …