Sprouts Farmers Market Campaign Benefits Local Communities  | April 8, 2013 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Sprouts Farmers Market: Not An Autistic Ally Sprouts Farmers Market Campaign Benefits Local Communities  Monday, April 8, 2013   This post is by Raechell Brown, a Corporate Development Coordinator. Arizona-based Sprouts Farmers Market raised a record-setting $351,000 during their two-week …

Cure Autism Now | Overview of Autism Research 1998 – 2000 | #AutisticHistory

What's New, What's Old and What's Next? 1998-2000: Overview of Autism ResearchBy Portia Iversen After forty years in the desert, major change has been underway in the field of autism research. The past two years in particular, have seen a major increase in autism research. Significant new data are beginning to accumulate, laying the ground …

Autism Speaks | Autism Caucus Grows After AS2DC Summit | Nov. 14, 2013 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #StopBigAutism

Autism Caucus Grows After AS2DC Summit November 14, 2013 WASHINGTON, DC (November 14, 2013) -- U.S. Senator Bob Casey [D-PA] and Reps. Tim Griffin [R-AR] and Kevin Yoder [R-KS] have joined the Congressional Autism Caucus, a bipartisan group in Congress that helps lead the federal reponse to autism. The three lawmakers made their decisions during the Autism Speaks to Washington …

Autism Speaks | Menendez, McCain Urge Senate to Ratify Disabilities Treaty | Nov. 11, 2013 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Menendez, McCain Urge Senate to Ratify Disabilities Treaty November 11, 2013 WASHINGTON, DC (November 11, 2013) -- Senators Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and John McCain (R-AZ) have an op-ed piece published in USA Today calling on the United States Senate to ratify the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. In the op-ed,  the Senators the …

Autism Speaks | Notes From The Hill by Liz Feld | Nov. 2013 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #StopBigAutism

Notes From The Hill By Autism Speaks President Liz Feld:  For hundreds of autism advocates, last week marked the launch of a 2014 policy agenda that will provide meaningful benefit to the entire autism community.  Over 200 volunteer leaders from classrooms, boardrooms, small towns, big cities, and service sectors from across the country convened for …

Autism Speaks and Washington Listens | Nov. 15, 2013 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks and Washington Listens Advocates and policymakers gather at inaugural autism policy and action summit to call for national autism plan  November 15, 2013 WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 15, 2013) – Autism Speaks yesterday was joined by hundreds of advocates on Capitol Hill. More than 260 autism activists from across the nation visited all 535 members …