Archived | Inside the autism treatment maze | Circa February 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

[Note: This article is for archive purposes in Autistic History. It’s to illustrate the the voices heard during this era. It’s to show how the Wrights, co-founders of Autism Speaks, and pals used their privilege purposefully to drown out the voices of the Autistic community and others.] Inside the autism treatment maze No single approach …

Archived | Autism Society of America: Behavioral and Communication Approaches | Circa February 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Autism Society of America logo with text founded by Bernard Rimland & Ivar Lovaas Screenshot of Autism Society of Americas page for Behavioral and Communication approaches. Full text below. #NotAnAutisticAlly [Note: This is for Autistic History Archive purpose only. The therapies below are controversial and harmful. Ivar Lovaas is one of the founders of the …

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: Summaries of Funded Studies (Early Treatment and Intervention) | Circa 2006 #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Summaries of Funded Studies (Early Treatment and Intervention)  Autism Speaks maintains a commitment to early diagnosis and early intervention programs through pilot studies, fellowships and support of the High Risk Baby Siblings Research Consortium. In September of this year, Autism Speaks expanded this commitment by inviting applications for funding from researchers studying individuals at risk …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Jenny McCarthy Press Tour for “Louder Than Words” | Circa September 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly #Pseudoscience

Jenny McCarthy Press Tour for "Louder Than Words" Jenny McCarthy recently completed a press tour to discuss her new book "Louder than Words." McCarthy appeared on ABC's 20/20, Good Morning America, ABC Radio, The View, and Larry King Live.  McCarthy also appeared on Oprah and was featured on the cover of People magazine and in a video segment at people.com.  Jenny McCarthy is a …

Archived | Autism Speaks: National Public Radio Covers New Jersey Autism Case | Circa September 26, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

National Public Radio Covers New Jersey Autism Case On Sept. 26, the National Public Radio program "Morning Edition" broadcast a story about Jake Micheletti, a New Jersey boy whose parents succesfully sued their insurance company to force the insurer to cover Jake's therapy. The case eventually reached the New Jersey Supreme Court, which decided in …

Archived | Autism Speaks: National Public Radio Covers New Jersey Autism Case | Circa September 26, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

National Public Radio Covers New Jersey Autism Case On Sept. 26, the National Public Radio program "Morning Edition" broadcast a story about Jake Micheletti, a New Jersey boy whose parents succesfully sued their insurance company to force the insurer to cover Jake's therapy. The case eventually reached the New Jersey Supreme Court, which decided in …