Autism Speaks: Early Intervention Found Cost Effective Through School Years | May 1, 2013 #BanABA #AutisticHistory

Autism Speaks: Not An Autistic Ally Early Intervention Found Cost Effective Through School Years Early Start Denver Model not only achieves optimal outcomes in IQ, social interaction and brain activity, but minimizes therapies required through school years following intervention  (NEW YORK, N.Y.) May 1, 2013 – The Early Start Denver Model (ESDM), a comprehensive behavioral early …

Research Projects Cure Autism Now Funded in 2000 | #AutisticHistory

Research Projects Cure Autism Now Funded in 2000 Conditional Neurotrophin Knock-out Mice as a Model for the Developmental Neuropathology of Autism Schahram Akbarian, Ph.D., Massachusetts General Hospital (Young Investigator)Dr. Akbarian's group has recently generated a mutant mouse that lacks the developing brain neurotrophin-3 (NT-3), a growth factor molecule. The mice are viable and have a …

Gorton Testifies Before Senate Panel on Autism Research | Sept. 16, 1999 #AutisticHistory #AutismPolitics

Gorton Testifies Before Senate Panel on Autism Research September 16, 1999 Actor Anthony Edwards and UW Scientist, Geraldine Dawson Join in Support for Gorton's Autism Research Bill WASHINGTON DC–Senator Slade Gorton (R-WA) testified before the Senate Subcommittee on Health today about the need for increased efforts to research the causes and possible prevention methods for …

Cure Autism Now Board Of Directors, Honorary Board, AGRE Steering Committee & More | 2000 #AutisticHistory

DIRECTORS THE CAN BOARD OF DIRECTORS Portia E. Iversen  President (parent) Jonathan Shestack Vice President, Treasurer (parent) Ricki Robinson, M.D.  Medical Liaison (parent) Ellen Bolte  Secretary (parent) Sallie Bernard   Board Member (parent)  Andrea Bertrand  Board Member (parent) Anthony Edwards  Board Member  Elizabeth Emken  Board Member (parent) Nanci Fredkin  Board Member George Jones  Board Member (parent) Jonathan Kaunitz, M.D.  Board Member (parent) Marianne Lynch  Board Member (parent)  Jerome Shestack, Esq  Board member (grandparent)  THE CAN HONORARY BOARD …

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 | Obama Marks WAAD With $100 Million Brain Initiative | April 2, 2013 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Obama Marks WAAD With $100 Million Brain Initiative April 02, 2013 WASHINGTON, DC (April 2, 2013) -- President Obama commemorated World Autism Awareness Day by announcing the launch of a $100 million brain science initiative "designed to revolutionize our understanding of the human brain." The announcement was made from the White House following an event in the Blue Room …

Autism Speaks | IACC Pledges More Assertive Role in Federal Autism Policy | Feb. 1, 2013 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

IACC Pledges More Assertive Role in Federal Autism Policy February 01, 2013 BETHESDA, MD (February 1, 2013) -- The Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) has pledged to take a more assertive role in federal autism policy, starting with the issue of assuring ABA coverage is included in all state health insurance exchanges created under the Affordable Care Act …