Video | The 2007 Autism Hearing That Didn’t Include Autistics But Did Include Senator Arlen Specter, Cure Autism Now & Autism Speaks, Pt. 2

https://youtu.be/dMUkjU3ysbg Autism Speaks, Autism Society of America, Bradley Whitford, Tom Insel, Bob Wright, Marguerite Colston and other Autism organizations and influencers speak at the Autism Treatment and Research Hearing about controversial therapies in 2007. Autistics weren’t included.  There was a lot happening back in 2007. In the United States, the Combating Autism Act had just been signed in Dec. of 2006. Some months …

Podcast | Wake. Bake. Caffeinate. Ep. 6: Celebrity Influencers & Autism Organizations That Spoke For Autistics In 2007 | Eve Reiland

Wake. Bake. Caffeinate. With Eve Reiland https://open.spotify.com/episode/0NKNysFL0rWrqxI5LDL27t?si=Vdgl333KSuSgFqDV46Sqyw Autism Speaks, Autism Society of America, Bradley Whitford and other Autism organizations and influencers speak at the Autism Treatment and Research Hearing about controversial therapies in 2007. TW: Filicide ideation, suicide ideation, tragedy narrative, autistic conversation therapy, aba, functioning labels, ableism, legislation without representation, stigma, ‘autism community,’ and …

Archived | Prepared Statement of Robert Krakow, President of A-Champ | Circa April 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Prepared Statement of Robert J. Krakow, Esq. President, A-CHAMP My name is Robert J. Krakow. Thank you for this opportunity to submit written testimony regarding the epidemic of autism and neurodevelopmental disorders that exists among our children. The autism epidemic is the most urgent public health issue facing our Nation. This testimony is submitted on …

Archived | Autism Treatment & Research Hearing: Treatment Research | Circa April 17, 2007

TREATMENT RESEARCH Senator Harkin. I wanted to ask you a question, and I'm glad my panels are still here for Dr. Gerberding, Dr. Insel. In this party, in Discover magazine, there's some interesting, interesting language about different approaches to treating kids, people with autism. There's some indication that using chelation therapy, chelation therapy, which I'm …

Archived | Autism Treatment & Research Hearing: Autism In Other Countries & Allocation for Autism | Circa April 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

AUTISM IN OTHER COUNTRIESSenator Harkin. Well, Dr. Gerberding, obviously, CDC during your epidemiological studies also, I'm wondering, are they also looking at some of these environmental factors? Second, has CDC looked at autism rates in other countries? Has any research been done to see if countries in Europe and Asia have different autism prevalence rates? …

Archived | Statement Of Marguerite Colston, Director of Communications, Autism Society of America | Circa April 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

STATEMENT OF MARGUERITE COLSTON, DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS, AUTISM SOCIETY OF AMERICA, BETHESDA, MARYLANDMrs. Colston. Thank you. I'd like to thank Chairman Harkin, and Senator Specter and the members of the subcommittee for giving me the opportunity today to share my experience of living with a child on the autism spectrum. I also wanted to say …

Archived | Autism Treatment & Research: Budget Allocations | Circa April 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Senator Harkin. Thank you very much, Dr. Insel, and Dr. Gerberding. I'll yield to Senator Specter. BUDGET ALLOCATIONS Senator Specter. Well, thank you very much, Mr. Chairman for accommodating my schedule. Dr. Insel, the funding for autism has risen, as I noted, from $27 million in 1998, to a projected budget in 2008 of $107,870,000--that's …