Archived | Autism Speaks: In Their Own Words – Sheer Determination | Circa May 7, 2010

Jennifer at Autism Speaks contactus@autismspeaks.org via sm1.kintera.com Fri, May 7, 2010, 12:09 AMto Genevieve e-Speaks || May 7, 2010HHS Secretary Sebelius Speaks on Administration's Autism Agenda at April 30 IACC MeetingHealth and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins kicked off the April 30 meeting of the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC). In addition to announcing the new members of the IACC, including Autism Speaks' …

Archived | Autism Speaks Weekly News: Meeting Focuses on Sleep, Nutrition and Metabolism Studies | Circa April 22, 2010

Jennifer at Autism Speaks contactus@autismspeaks.org via sm1.kintera.com Thu, Apr 22, 2010, 10:42 PMto Genevieve e-Speaks || April 23, 2010Autism Speaks Announces New Research Grant OpportunitiesAutism Speaks is pleased to release its latest funding opportunities for researchers: Pilot and Trailblazer grants. Pilot grants are intended to draw new investigators into autism research and allow them to collect preliminary data to show the plausibility of an innovative area of exploration. Trailblazer …

Archived | Autism Speaks: EARLI Study to expand analyses into gene-environment interactions | Circa April 16, 2010

Jennifer at Autism Speaks contactus@autismspeaks.org via sm1.kintera.com Fri, Apr 16, 2010, 10:23 AMto Genevieve e-Speaks || April 16, 2010Autism Insurance Discrimination Now Outlawed in 17 StatesThe governors of both Maine and Kentucky signed autism insurance reform bills into law this week, bringing the total number of states that have ended insurance discrimination against children with autism to 17. Autism Speaks is pushing forward with bills in more than 20 states as part of …

Archived | Autism Speaks: World Lights It Up Blue for Autism Awareness | Circa April 2, 2010

Jennifer at Autism Speaks contactus@autismspeaks.org via sm1.kintera.com Fri, Apr 2, 2010, 3:52 PMto Genevieve e-Speaks || April 2, 2010Today We Celebrate World Autism Awareness DayThe third annual World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD) is today, April 2, and has been celebrated globally with events throughout the week. President Barack Obama issued a statement celebrating the day. In New York City, Autism Speaks hosted events, inducted the first global autism ambassador, announced a partnership with the WHO …

Archived | Autism Speaks needs you! | Circa March 26, 2010

Broward Walk Commmittee broward@autismspeaks.org via sm1.kintera.com Mar 26, 2010, 4:29 PMto Genevieve      Get Involved . Support Autism Speaks2010 Broward Walk Now for Autism SpeaksWhat if you don’t walk this year?It’s just one year, right?And I’m only one person?A new case of autism is diagnosed almost every 20 minutes. That amounts to 26,280 cases diagnosed each year…just one year.Here are some important facts we thought you should know …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Central Valley Walk January Newsletter | Circa January 7, 2010

Central Valley Walk Now for Autism Speaks modesto@autismspeaks.org via sm1.kintera.com Jan 7, 2010, 2:57 PMto Genevieve      Get Involved . Support Autism SpeaksHappy New Year from Autism Speaks Central Valley!With the New Year comes new opportunities to raise awareness of our mission at Autism Speaks; to change the future for all who struggle with autism spectrum disorders.Our organization is dedicated to funding global biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Autism a Focal Point | Circa November 6, 2009

Jennifer at Autism Speaks contactus@autismspeaks.org via sm1.kintera.com Nov 6, 2009, 9:34 AMto Genevieve e-Speaks || November 6, 2009Autism a Focal Point of the 2009 Society for Neuroscience Annual MeetingThis year's annual five-day Society for Neuroscience meeting brought together over 30,000 scientists and autism science featured prominently on the agenda. Multiple sessions were devoted solely to autism spectrum disorders, placing the challenges and unique features of autism in front of tens …