Archived | Autism: It’s Not Just in the Head | Circa March 22, 2007 #AutisticHistory

[Note: This article was used in the 2007 Autism Treatment & Research Trial in the United States. This magazine was about to go under when Bob Wright bailed them out, got this article printed (placed by Autism Society with the help of Martha Herbert), bought all copies and distributed them himself. This article was referred …

Archived | Grants Funded By Cure Autism Now – 2005 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Grants Funded by Cure Autism Now - 2005 Genetics: Searching DNA for mutations that will point to proteins and pathways that may be amenable to treatment  The Prevalence of Mutations in X-Chromosome Linked Genes (Pilot Project Award) Jozef Gecz, Ph.D., Women's and Children's Hospital, Australia Genes and the environment perform a delicate balancing act in the …

Archived | Whose DNA Is It, Anyway? | Circa October 24, 1997 #AutisticHistory

SCIENCE magazine, Oct. 24, 1997 Whose DNA Is It, Anyway? Eliot Marshall Three NIH institutes are trying to open up collections of DNA to spur hunts for disease genes, but clinicians fear that molecular biologists will skim the cream off years of their painstaking work Jonathan Shestack, co-founder of Cure Autism Now "I thought the …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Autism Treatment Network | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Image: Human head and shoulders silhouette with Not An Autistic Ally text and the logo for Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network (ATN). Interactive autism network (ian) Autism Treatment Network (ATN) Autism INtervention Research Network on Physical Health Autism Treatment Network What is the ATN?  The Autism Treatment Network (ATN) is a network of treatment and …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Neural Retraining Initiative | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Neural Retraining Initiative One of the most exciting stories in neuroscience in the last decade is the idea of neuroplasticity - the concept that the brain continues to grow, add new cells and change throughout life. There have been amazing breakthroughs in the treatment of stroke and dyslexia through neural retraining. Using specialized education techniques, …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Parents As Partners In Research | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

How to Participate In 2005, Autism Speaks established the Parents as Partners program. Parents as Partners in Research connects parents and families of individuals with autism spectrum disorders with investigators conducting clinical autism research studies aimed at diagnosing autism earlier, developing and evaluating treatments and, eventually, finding a cure.  Parents as Partners in Research provides an opportunity …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Discover Article Analyzes Recent Developments, Concepts | Circa April 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Discover Article Analyzes Recent Developments, Concepts This month autism is featured in a new in-depth article in the April issue of Discover magazine. In "Autism: It's Not Just in the Head," reporter Jill Neimark provides an analysis of a few of the latest developments and concepts in autism research. The article focuses on how autism, …