Autism Speaks Timeline | #NotAnAutisticAlly

note: The “Autism Community” is not the Autistic Community The Autism Community was created by non-Autistic led organizations and includes mostly parents, professionals and their friends and networks. Most of what the world know about Autism is sourced from the non-autistic “Autism Community.” What’s the difference between Autism Advocacy and Autistic Advocacy? Autism Advocacy (by …

Archived | Autism Speaks Scientific Advisory Committee | Circa 2008 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Scientific Advisory Committee David Baskin, M.D. Dr. Baskin is a member of the Department of Neurosurgery at the Methodist Hospital Neurological Institute. He joined the Neurological Institute after serving as Professor of Neurosurgery and Anesthesiology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, for 21 years. Dr. Baskin graduated from Swarthmore College with high honors in …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Brain Development Initiative | Circa 2008 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Brain Development Initiative The creation of effective biologically-based treatments for autism will require knowledge of the underlying brain defects. Identifying what goes awry in the developing brain of children with autism is the first step. Brain Development Initiative We must understand how, when, and why the brains of individuals with autism are thrown off track …

Archived | NAAR Launches Largest Autism Genetics Study | Circa July 19, 2004 #NotAnAutisticAlly

NAAR The NAAR Autism Genome Project is Using DNA Array Technology to Scan the Human Genome & Includes 1,500 Families in the Search for the Genes Associated with the Disorder July 19, 2004 The National Alliance for Autism Research has launched the NAAR Autism Genome Project the largest study ever conducted to find the genes associated with inherited risk for …

Archived | Autism Speaks: 2005 & 2006 Highlights | Circa December 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks HistoryHighlights Include Media Exposure, Mergers, Unprecedented Fundraising and Growing Scientific Grants Program Autism Speaks passed its two-year anniversary on February 25, 2007. Find out more about the highlights of our incredibly busy first two years by clicking on the links below. We are proud of what we've been able to accomplish and look …

Archived | e-Speaks: Autism Safety Project; Expert Think Tank Focuses on Adults; June Walks Start Strong; Comprehensive Study of Early Risk Factors for Autism | Circa June 11, 2009 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Note: Links are original and probably no longer work. e-Speaks || June 12, 2009 New Online Resource Created to Aid First Responders Autism Speaks today launched the Autism Safety Project, an online tool kit for individuals with autism, families, and first responders that provides information and strategies to promote safety in emergency situations. The kit was …

Archived: Autism Speaks | e-Speaks: Penn. Governor Signs Autism Insurance Bill into Law … | Circa July 10, 2008 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Note: Links are original to the email and most likely don’t work. e-Speaks || July 11, 2008Penn. Governor Signs Autism Insurance Bill into Law *Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell signed into law the most comprehensive autism insurance bill in the nation yesterday. The new law provides $36,000 a year for Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and other …