Autism Speaks | State Gears Up Autism Technical Advisory Group | Nov. 7, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

State Gears Up Autism Technical Advisory Group November 07, 2012 ANNAPOLIS (November 7, 2012) -- The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) today announced the membership of an Autism Technical Advisory Group created by law earlier this year to recommend what habilitative services are appropriate and medically necessary to treat children with autism. The panel is scheduled …

Autism Speaks Joins Congressional Children’s Health Care Caucus and Congressional Autism Caucus to Host a Briefing on “Autism: The Importance of Early Detection and Intervention” | May 27, 2010 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks Joins Congressional Children's Health Care Caucus and Congressional Autism Caucus to Host a Briefing on "Autism: The Importance of Early Detection and Intervention" Washington, DC (May 27, 2010) -- Yesterday, Autism Speaks hosted a briefing with the Congressional Children’s Health Care Caucus and the Congressional Autism Caucus on “Autism: The Importance of Early Detection and …

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 Speaks: Summaries of Funded Studies | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Summaries of Funded Studies (Augmentation and Bridge)  "Augmentation" Grants Designed to Supplement or Expand the Scope of Existing Projects In light of a tighter federal research budget, Autism Speaks initiated an “augmentation” funding mechanism designed to supplement or expand the scope of existing NIH and CDC-funded research projects. The additional funds included in these research …

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 | Grants Funded by Cure Autism Now – 2001 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Grants Funded by Cure Autism Now - 2001 Early detection of autism Jan Buitelaar, M.D., Ph.D., University Medical Center Utrecht (Pilot Research) For both clinical and research reasons it is important to detect children with typical autism and with the broader phenotype of autism spectrum disorders at an age as early as possible. We have …

Archived | National Alliance For Autism Research (NAAR): 1998 Awards | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

1998 Awards (NAAR)  In 1998, NAAR committed approximately $500,000 in its second year of funding autism research projects and marked the establishment of NAAR's Mentor-based fellowship program. In 1998, NAAR funded 10 pilot studies and 2 mentor-based fellowships in the United States and Canada. Additionally, NAAR was instrumental in funding and establishing the Autism Tissue …