Autism Speaks Joins California Autism Community in Endorsing Autism Insurance Reform Bill | Jan. 25, 2011 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks Joins California Autism Community in Endorsing Autism Insurance Reform Bill Assembly Bill 171 Would End Health Care Discrimination Against Children with Autism by Requiring Coverage of Diagnosis and Treatment NEW YORK, NY (January 25, 2011) – Autism Speaks joined today with members of the Alliance of California Autism Organizations (ACAO), families and other autism …

Autism Speaks Announces $5 Million to Fund Studies on Genetic and Environmental Risk Factors for Autism  | Feb. 26, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Not An Autistic Ally Autism Speaks Announces $5 Million to Fund Studies on Genetic and Environmental Risk Factors for Autism  Combines Two Projects to Research Risk from Pre-Natal Development Through Early Childhood NEW YORK, NY (February 26, 2009) – Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization, today announced that it has committed …

Autism Speaks Names Actress and Advocate Holly Robinson Peete to Board of Directors | April 16, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Holly Robinson Peete, third from left, at the Opening Bell of the New York Stock Exchange on World Autism Awareness Day, April 2, 2009 Autism Speaks Names Actress and Advocate Holly Robinson Peete to Board of Directors NEW YORK, NY (April 16, 2009) – Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization, today …

Autism Speaks | October 23, 2009 IACC Meeting Summary | #AutisticHistory #BanABA

October 23, 2009 IACC Meeting Summary  Bethesda, MD (October 23, 2009) -- The Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) met on Friday, October 23, at the National Institutes of Health, in Bethesda, Md.IACC Chair Thomas Insel, M.D. opened the meeting by reporting that NINDS Director Story Landis, Ph.D. had resigned as a federal member of the Committee. In a …

Autism Speaks | Early Intervention For Toddlers With Autism Highly Effective, Study Finds  | Nov. 30, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

d_200911_esdmDownload Early Intervention For Toddlers With Autism Highly Effective, Study Finds  Significant gains seen in IQ, communication and social interaction SEATTLE, WASH. (November 30, 2009) – A novel early intervention program for very young children with autism – some as young as 18 months – is effective for improving IQ, language ability, and social interaction, …

Autism Speaks Launches TV Ad Campaign Calling On Congress to End Insurance Discrimination Against Children With Autism | July 8, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks Launches TV Ad Campaign Calling On Congress to End Insurance Discrimination Against Children With Autism NEW YORK, NY (July 8, 2009) -- Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, today launched a new national television advertising campaign highlighting private insurers’ blatant discrimination against children with autism and calling on Congress to …

NIH Autism Center of Excellence Network and Autism Speaks Announce Launch of Most Comprehensive Study of Earliest Possible Causes of Autism | June 9, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

NIH Autism Center of Excellence Network and Autism Speaks Announce Launch of Most Comprehensive Study of Earliest Possible Causes of Autism Leading Researchers Nationwide to Participate in EARLI Study  PHILADELPHIA, PENN. (June 9, 2009) – A network of leading autism researchers from three regions across the country today launched one of the largest research studies …