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 | Toni Braxton Presents Scholarship During UNCF Evening Of Stars | Circa April 28, 2015 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

April 28, 2015 The recent taping of UNCF An Evening of Stars marked a notable intersection of premier educational and nonprofit organizations with Hollywood superstars. R&B sensation and seven-time Grammy winner Toni Braxton presented a $10,000 scholarship, which she funded jointly with Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization. Braxton, a global ambassador for Autism Speaks, became committed …

Archived | National Alliance For Autism Research (NAAR) Funded Research For 2000 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Research Funded: 2000 (NAAR) In 2000, NAAR became the first non-governmental organization to break the $1 million mark for funding autism research and committed approximately $1.5 million to fund 19 pilot studies and two mentor-based fellowships in autism research taking place in the United States and Spain. Also in 2000, NAAR and the Nancy Lurie …

Archived | Autism Speaks UK: Research Page | Circa August 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Screen shot of Autism Speaks Research for The UK AUTISM SPEAKS RESEARCH Funding research into the causes of autism is the primary goal of Autism Speaks. While fifteen years ago there was only a small number of scientists working on autism research across the world, now there are several hundred, and more begin research on …

Snapshot | Google Alert – autism | Circa October 16, 2008

(Links go to originals and most likely don’t work) Google News Alert for: autism Gene Screen To Identify Causes Of AutismScience Daily (press release) - USAScienceDaily (Oct. 17, 2008) — A new screening method can be used to detect the chromosomal abnormalities most commonly associated with autism spectrum ...See all stories on this topicEntertainment WeeklyDenis Leary attempts to ridicule kids …

Archived | Tune-in: Suzanne Wright on CNN’s Larry King Live | March 21, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks Co-founder Suzanne Wright appeared this week on CNN's "Larry King Live" to discuss autism. Wright appeared along with Bill Cosby and Toni Braxton, the stars of the upcoming Concert for Autism Speaks on April 9 at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City. Braxton was recently named national celebrity spokesperson for Autism …

Happy Autistic Pride Day! #LightItUpGold

Autistic Pride | http://www.AspiesForFreedom.org Happy Autistic Pride Day! #LightItUpGold! Aspies For Freedom (AFF) was founded in 2004 by Amy and Gwen Nelson, and established June 18 as Autistic Pride Day starting in 2005. Autistic Pride Day was first celebrated in 2005 by Aspies For Freedom (AFF), who selected June 18 because it was the birthday of the youngest member of the group at …