Autism Speaks | Adult Employment: New Allies Come On Board | July 19, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Adult Employment: New Allies Come On Board July 19, 2012 As stagnant employment rates continue to nag the U.S. economy, one of the worst-affected groups--adults with autism and other developmental disabilities – has gained two valuable allies at the federal and state levels. In Washington, Sen. Tom Harkin of Iowa, who chairs the Senate Health, …

Autism Speaks | Peter Bell Re-appointed to White House Disabilities Panel | July 18, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Peter Bell Re-appointed to White House Disabilities Panel July 18, 2012 WASHINGTON, DC (July 18, 2012) -- Autism Speaks Executive Vice President of Programs and Services Peter Bell has been re-appointed as a member of the President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities, which advises the President and Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) on issues …

Autism Speaks | Peter Bell Joins White House Disabilities Panel | March 15, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Peter Bell Joins White House Disabilities Panel March 15, 2012 Washington, DC (March 15, 2012) – Autism Speaks Executive Vice President of Programs and Services Peter Bell was sworn in today as a member of the President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities, which advises the President and Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) on issues that impact …

White House to Appoint Autism Speaks Executive Peter Bell to President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities | Jan. 11, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

White House to Appoint Autism Speaks Executive Peter Bell to President's Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities      January 11, 2012 New York, N.Y. (January 11, 2012) – The White House has announced that the President intends to appoint Autism Speaks Executive Vice President of Programs and Services Peter Bell to serve on the President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities, …

AFAA Introduces National Public Policy Agenda to Improve the Quality and Availability of Services for Adults with Autism   | July 15, 2010 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

AFAA Introduces National Public Policy Agenda to Improve the Quality and Availability of Services for Adults with Autism  Washington, D.C. (July 15, 2010) –Advancing Futures for Adults with Autism (AFAA), a consortium of leading autism advocacy organizations and service providers, today unveiled a National Public Policy Agenda with the goal of inspiring legislative action to …

Autism Speaks | Unprecedented National Town Hall Meeting Will Help Develop Policy Agenda for Addressing The Unique Needs Of Adults with Autism | Oct. 1, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks is NOT an autistic ally Unprecedented National Town Hall Meeting Will Help Develop Policy Agenda for Addressing The Unique Needs Of Adults with Autism More Than 1,000 Individuals with Autism, Family Members, Advocates, Service Providers, Community Members and Elected Officials Will Gather at 16 Sites Nationwide  NEW YORK, N.Y. (October 1, 2009) – Advancing …

Archive | Lisa Goring of Autism Speaks | #AutisticHistory #BanABA #StopBigAutism

Lisa Goring, head of Family Services at Autism Speaks Lisa Goring, Chief Strategic Initiatives and Innovation Officer Lisa Goring joined Autism Speaks in 2006, and has served in various leadership positions throughout her tenure. In her current role, she is responsible for the development, implementation and organizational coordination of all strategic priorities. She also oversees …