Archived | Press Release: Autism Summit Conference | Circa November 14, 2003 #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Screenshot of NIH News regarding the Autism Summit Conference in November 2003. Full text below. Autism Summit Conference A national conference focusing on the Federal government's role in biomedical autism research, early screening and diagnosis, and improving access to autism services will be held November 19-20, 2003, at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. …

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 …

Archived | Autism Society of America: Biomedical and Dietary Treatments | Circa February 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Screenshot of Autism of Society Website. Full text below. [Note: Many of these treatments are highly controversial, abusive and dangerous.] Biomedical and Dietary Treatments Because autism is a spectrum disorder, no one method alone is usually effective in treating autism. However, professionals and families have found that a combination of treatments may be effective in …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Highlights from IMFAR 2008: Saturday, May 17 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Screenshot of IMFAR 2008 May 17 Highlights. Full text below. Highlights from IMFAR 2008: Saturday, May 17 ORAL 2528:Prospective Evaluation of Head Growth in Infants at Increased Risk of Autism L. ZwaigenbaumDepartment of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Autism Research Centre, Glenrose Rehabitation Hospital, Edmonton, AB T5B 0B7, CanadaW. L. Stone, Pediatrics and Psychology & Human Development, …

Archived | Autism Speaks Genetics Research Grants | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Autism Speaks Genetics Research Grants Autism Speaks is committed to aggressively funding research that will accelerate the pace of discovery and, ultimately, improve the lives of all those who struggle with autism. As part of this commitment, Autism Speaks, NAAR and CAN committed $11,533,722 to genetics research grants from 2005 and 2007. From 1997 to …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Brain’s Fear Center Shrinks In Autism’s Most Severly Socially Impaired | Circa 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Brain's Fear Center Shrinks in Autism's Most Severely Socially-Impaired  Researchers Tie Size of Amygdala with Social Impairment Researchers at the University of Wisconsin have examined the age-dependent changes in the size of brain region named the amygdala on face processing in a group of individuals both affected and not affected with autism. As children get …

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. …