Autism Speaks: Wright Calls for Greater Autism Funding on MSNBC’s Hardball | July 6, 2005 #AutisticHistory

Hardball with Chris Matthews' for July 6 Autism Speaks co-founder Bob Wright on MSNBC TV's "Hardball"Autism Speaks co-founder Bob Wright used a July 6 interview on the MSNBC TV program “Hardball” to call for more funding of medical research into the brain disorder. He also detailed the challenges facing families affected by autism, ranging from …

Dear Celebrities: If You Want To Support Autistics, Then The Time Is Now To Stop Silencing Us & Listen Up 

[Jump To The Most Recent Celebrity List >>] In the past two decades celebrities, some knowingly and many unknowingly, have consistently spoken over Autistics to support Cure Autism Now, Autism Speaks, and their cohorts in the name of ’autism awareness’ or to ’save a generation of children’ from being Autistic. Some of these celebrities have …

Autism Speaks launches 2015 National Leadership Summit  | June 16, 2015 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #EndAutismSpeaks

Autism Speaks launches 2015 National Leadership Summit  June 16, 2015 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 16, 2015) – As Congress considers the 21st Century Cures Act, advocates for the autism community joined leaders in science and government at the Autism Speaks National Leadership Summit today to advance research and policies benefiting people with disabilities. The summit highlights achievements …

Autism Speaks | HHS announces appointment of chair and members for autism committee | Oct. 28, 2015 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #EndAutismSpeaks

HHS announces appointment of chair and members for autism committee Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee membership includes Autism Speaks’ Chief Science Officer  October 28, 2015 Today the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced new and returning members to the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) including a new acting chair Dr. Bruce Cuthbert and …

Autism Speaks | Lorri Unumb Honored by Professional Women in Advocacy | Nov. 21, 2014 #AutisticHistory #EndAutismSpeaks #BanABA

Lorri Unumb Honored by Professional Women in Advocacy November 21, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC -- Lorri Unumb, Autism Speaks' vice president for state government affairs, was honored for Excellence in a State Issue Campaign at the annual Professional Women in Advocacy conference held here. National Grassroots Advocacy Director Shelley Hendrix was one of three finalists for Excellence In A Campaign For …

Autism Speaks | Menendez, Autism Speaks Celebrate Enactment of Autism CARES | Aug. 20, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #EndAutismSpeaks

Menendez, Autism Speaks Celebrate Enactment of Autism CARES August 20, 2014 PARAMUS, NJ (August 20, 2014) -- Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ), the lead Senate sponsor of the Autism CARES Act, celebrated the signing of the bill into law at an event here with representatives of Autism Speaks and New Jersey disabilities groups. The new law, which authorizes $1.3 …

Autism Speaks | President Obama Signs Bipartisan Autism CARES Act Into Law | Aug. 8, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

BanABA President Obama Signs Bipartisan Autism CARES Act Into Law August 08, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC (August 8, 2014) – President Obama signed the Autism CARES Act today,which dedicates $1.3 billion in federal funding for autism over the next five years. Autism CARES—introduced by Sens. Menendez (D-NJ) and Enzi (R-WY) and Reps. Chris Smith (R-NJ) and Mike Doyle(D-PA)—enjoyed …