Archived | Autism Coalition: Message From Kevin Murray, Former Board President | Circa October 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Coalition & Autism Speaks Not An Autistic Ally Screenshot of letter written by Kevin Murray on the merger of Autism Coalition with Autism Speaks in 2005. Full text below. In 1998 a group of parents recognized the power of coordinated fundraising, awareness, and advocacy initiatives and formed the Autism Coalition for Research and Education. …

Archived | Autism Coalition Action Alert | Circa 2003 #NotAnAutisticcAlly #AutisticHistory

Autism Coalition: Not An Autistic ally Screenshot of Autism Coalition Action page. Full text below. Autism Coalition Action Alert Write or e-mail your Member of Congress and U.S. Senators, as well as the President, to urge them to support greater investments in autism research and education programs. Let them know how important the fight against …

Archived | Autism Coalition: Autism Summit Conference: Developing A National Agenda | Circa November 2003 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Autism Summit Conference: Developing a National Agenda November 19-20 The Autism Coalition is pleased to support the upcoming Interagency Autism Summit that will take place on November 19-20, 2003 at the D.C. Convention Center in Washington. This conference, entitled "Autism Summit Conference: Developing a National Agenda," is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and …

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

• There are 1.77 million cases  of autism in the U.S.• A new case of autism is  diagnosed nearly every 20  minutes• There are 24,000 new cases  diagnosed in the U.S. per  year• 1 in 166 children are diagnosed with   autism• The economic impact of autism  is more than $90 billion and expected  to more than double in the next decade• Autism …

Archived | Autism Speaks: What Is Autism? | Circa February 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Screenshot of Autism Speaks: What is autism? Webpage. Full text below. What is Autism? Autism is a developmental disability that generally appears between the ages of 15 and 20 months of age. In most cases, the child is progressing normally, and then begins to regress, losing speech, social skills and physical abilities. While there are …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Message From Suzanne Wright | Circa February 10, 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Screenshot of Autism Speaks message from Suzanne Wright in 2005. Full text below. 2/10/2005 On March 1, 2004, my family and I huddled in a sitting room at Columbia University Medical Center, awaiting the diagnosis of my then-2 ½-year-old grandson. A physician entered and delivered the words we most feared: "He has autism."  Thus our …

Archived | Autism Speaks: A Message From Bernie Marcus | Circa February 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Screenshot of Autism Speaks February 2005 with message from Bernie Marcus. Full text below. Bernie Marcus is the co-founder of The Home Depot, Inc., and chairman of the board of The Marcus Foundation. In 1991, he and his wife Billi established The Marcus Institute in Atlanta, Georgia, which provides programs for children and adolescents with …