Autism Coalition For Research & Education (ACRE) 1999 – 2005 | An Autistic History Collection #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Coalition & Autism Speaks: Not An Autistic Ally Stats Autism Coalition for Research & Education (ACRE) Also known as the Autism Coalition. Founders: Kevin Murray & 3 Board members Active: 1999 - 2005 | Merged with Autism Speaks in 2005. Affiliated programs/initiatives: Night of Too Many Stars, Child Health Care Act of 2000, Centers …

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 Speaks: Learn The Signs | Circa February 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Learn The Signs I knew something was terribly wrong with my son when he was two. I took him to my pediatrician, detailed my concerns, and was told that nothing was wrong - that I needed to relax, and give him some more time.  Trusting this advice was the biggest mistake of my life. Time …

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

Screenshot of Autism Speaks Leadership page circa February 2005. Full text below. Bob WrightCo-Founder, Autism SpeaksVice Chairman and Executive Officer, GEChairman and Chief Executive Officer, NBC Universal Bob Wright is the co-founder of Autism Speaks, along with his wife, Suzanne. In 2004, the Wrights joined the millions of Americans affected by autism when their grandson …

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 …

Archived | Autism Speaks: A message from Bob Wright, Co-founder | Circa February 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

A message from Bob Wright, Co-founder Welcome to Autism Speaks, a new organization devoted to educating the public about autism, facilitating and funding research, motivating private and governmental resources, and, ultimately, helping to find a cure for autism. The nation’s fastest-growing serious developmental disorder, autism now affects 1 in 166 children in the United States, …

Archived | Ben Affleck And Pixar Filmmakers To Be Honored At AUTFEST Film Festival | Circa February 15, 2017 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

February 15, 2017 Oscar-winning director, actor and filmmaker Ben Affleck joins Oscar–winning Pixar Animation Studios’ filmmakers Pete Docter and Jonas Rivera in receiving special honors at the 1st Annual AUTFEST International Film Festival presented by The Autism Society on April 22-23, 2017 at the AMC Orange 30 in Orange, CA. The announcement was made by Matthew Asner, VP of Development for The Autism …