Archived | Inside the autism treatment maze | Circa February 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

[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 others.] Inside the autism treatment maze No single approach …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Leadership | Circa February 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Screenshot of Autism Speaks Leadership page circa February 2005. Full text below. Bob WrightCo-Founder, Autism SpeaksVice Chairman and Executive Officer, GEChairman and Chief Executive Officer, NBC Universal Bob Wright is the co-founder of Autism Speaks, along with his wife, Suzanne. In 2004, the Wrights joined the millions of Americans affected by autism when their grandson …

Archived | National Alliance For Autism Research (NAAR) Research Funded: 2003 Mentor-Based Fellowships | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Research Funded: 2003 Mentor-Based Fellowships In 2003, NAAR budgeted an unprecedented $1 million to fund pre- and post-doctoral mentor-based fellowships to attract the best and brightest young minds to focus their talents on autism research. Pre-Doctoral Fellowships Centre for Molecular Medicine & Therapeutics, Vancouver, British ColumbiaMentor: Elizabeth Simpson, Ph.D.Fellow: K.Y. Bibiana WongMouse Models of Autism: …

Archived | National Alliance For Autism Research (NAAR) Research Funded: 2001 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Research Funded: 2001 (NAAR) In 2001, NAAR broke new ground in terms of the amount of money committed to autism research and the number of projects funding. It also marked the first time the organization funded projects in Israel and Ireland, and included In 2001, NAAR committed approximately $3.1 million to fund 28 pilot studies, …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Autism Genome Project (AGP) | Circa 2004 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Genome Project Launched in 2004, the Autism Genome Project, or AGP, is the largest study ever conducted to find the genes associated with inherited risk for autism. Many of the world's leading genetics researchers pooled their resources and used a promising new technology, the DNA microarray, to scan the human genome in the search for …

Archived | Autism Speaks: IOM to Hold Workshop on Autism and the Environment | Circa April 18, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

IOM to Hold Workshop on Autism and the Environment On April 18 and 19, 2007, the Institute of Medicine, or IOM, will host a workshop in Washington, D.C. entitled: “Autism and the Environment: Challenges and Opportunities for Research.” This workshop, organized in response to a request from the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, …

Archived | New NIH Grant Will Allow USC-Led Research Team to Expand Autism Speaks’ Autism Genetic Resource Exchange (AGRE) Program | Circa October 3, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

New NIH Grant Will Allow USC-Led Research Team to Expand Autism Speaks' Autism Genetic Resource Exchange (AGRE) Program  $8.4 Million for Research into the Genetic, Physical and Behavioral Profiles of Children with Autism NEW YORK, NY (October 3, 2007) -- Autism Speaks today joined with the University of Southern California in announcing that a multi-institution …