Archived | Autism Speaks: IOM to Hold Workshop on Autism and the Environment | Circa April 18, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

IOM to Hold Workshop on Autism and the Environment On April 18 and 19, 2007, the Institute of Medicine, or IOM, will host a workshop in Washington, D.C. entitled: “Autism and the Environment: Challenges and Opportunities for Research.” This workshop, organized in response to a request from the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, …

Archived | Autism Speaks Donates Acceptance Books to Local Schools | Circa October 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks Donates Acceptance Books to Local Schools  Earlier this fall, the Georgia Regional Office of Autism Speaks presented the Gwinnett County Public Schools and Foundation with seventy-five copies of "The Autism Acceptance Book: Being a Friend to Someone with Autism," one for each of their elementary schools. The books were given to the principal …

Archived | Vaccine Study in New England Journal of Medicine Wrong in Concluding Mercury Exposures Are Harmless, State SafeMinds | Circa September 26, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly #Pseudoscience

Contact: Cheri Jacobus202/547-7358Sallie Bernard970/544-3466sbernard@safeminds.org SafeMinds Press ReleaseWednesday, September 26, 2007 Vaccine Study in New England Journal of Medicine Wrong in Concluding Mercury Exposures Are Harmless, State SafeMinds "Study Findings and Limitations Require Further Investigations," Says Dissenting Panel Member ATLANTA, GA – A Centers for Disease Control (CDC) study on the relationship between mercury (thimerosal) in vaccines and …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Georgia Walk for Autism Awards Ceremony | Circa August 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Georgia Walk for Autism Awards Ceremony The Georgia Walk for Autism celebrated its successes at Zoo Atlanta, on August 17th. Over 500 team captains, volunteers and sponsors were honored with an awards presentation, dinner and dancing. Lisa Gallipoli, Autism Speaks National Director of Field Operations and Dr. John Lutzker, Executive Director of the Marcus Institut,e …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Subcommittee Holds Hearing on the Role of Medicaid for Americans with Disabilities | Circa January 16, 2008 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Washington, DC (January 16, 2008) – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce - Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Congressman Frank J. Pallone (NJ), held a hearing on Wednesday, January 16, 2008, investigating Medicaid's role in the lives of individuals with disabilities. The hearing, entitled “Helping Families with Needed Care: Medicaid's Critical Role for Americans …

Archived | United States Autism Treatment & Research Hearing: Opening Statement by Dr. Julie L. Gerberding | Circa April 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

SUMMARY STATEMENT OF DR. JULIE L. GERBERDING Dr. Gerberding. Thank you, it's good to be back. We really appreciate the committee's interest in this topic. Is my microphone on, can you hear me okay?Senator Harkin. Yes.Dr. Gerberding. We are very grateful for all of the support that the committee has given us, and particularly for …

Archived | Autism Speaks Announces Major Expansion of Autism Treatment Network  Fifteen Sites in the U.S. and Canada … | Circa December 12, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks Announces Major Expansion of Autism Treatment Network Fifteen Sites in the U.S. and Canada Dedicated to the Care of Children and Adolescents with Autism  NEW YORK, NY (Dec 12, 2007) – Autism Speaks, the nation's leading autism advocacy organization, today announced its Autism Treatment Network (ATN) would triple in size, expanding from five sites to fifteen …