Archived | Autism Speaks: CAN Co-founder Publishes Book on Autism | Circa April 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks: CAN Co-founder Publishes Book on Autism Portia Iversen, Cure Autism Now co-founder, has just released her long-awaited book Strange Son: Two Mothers, Two Sons, and the Quest to Unlock the Hidden World of Autism. Iversen and her husband Jon Shestack founded CAN to find a cure and increase understanding of those affected by autism, …

Archived | ‘New’ Autism Speaks Gathers in Capital | Circa March 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

'New' Autism Speaks Gathers in Capital Volunteers, Field Staff and Leadership Celebrate Gains of 2006, Plan New Initiatives for 2007 Heeding repeated calls to serve the autism community as “one strong voice,” nearly 240 staff and volunteers of the newly combined Autism Speaks and Cure Autism Now, or CAN, joined forces in Washington, D.C. March …

Archived | Teletubbies Auction to Benefit Autism Speaks | Circa March 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Teletubbies Auction to Benefit Autism Speaks™  Ragdoll Ltd. and Isaac Mizrahi Team Up To Sell Limited Edition Handbags Ragdoll Ltd, creators of the iconic Teletubbies, has sealed an exclusive deal with famous Teletubbies fan and designer, Isaac Mizrahi. As part of the high-profile partnership, Mr. Mizrahi will design five limited-edition handbags inspired by the Teletubbies …

Archived | Autism Treatment & Research Hearing: Statement of Bradley Whitford, Actor & Volunteer at Autism Speaks | Circa April 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Senator Harkin. Thank you very much for your statement, and thank you for taking your time to be here today, and for all of your involvement in this issue.Next, we'll turn to Mr. Bradley Whitford, well-known Broadway and TV actor, who is probably best-known for his role, of course, on ``West Wing''. Mr. Whitford studied …

Archived | United States Autism Treatment & Research Hearing: Opening Statement by Senator Arlen Specter | Circa April 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

OPENING STATEMENT OF SENATOR ARLEN SPECTER Senator Specter. Thank you, Senator Harkin, for convening this very important hearing on this very debilitating disorder. We have seen a significant increase in the funding by the National Institute of Health for autism research from $27 million in 1998, to the current funding of $108 million. CDC funding …

Autism Society of America: Pseudoscience, Quackery And Autistic Conversion Therapy Origins #NotAnAutisticAlly

Dr. Bernard Rimland (bearded) in front of the Autism Research Institute. With him are his wife (on the left) Dr. Robert Sands and Kerri Rivera on the right. Photograph taken by Matt Kabler of the Autism Research Institute and released into the public domain with his permission. | 10 June 2006 (original upload date) https://youtu.be/Z7bO23JGOJ0 Autism …

Parent-Founded Autism Organizations & Non-Autistic Led Autism Organizations | #NotAnAutisticAlly

AutismOne Founded by parents of an Autistic, Ed Arranga and Terri Arranga in 2002. Also affiliated: RFK Jr., Kerri Rivera, Andrew Wakefield, Del Big Tree, Polly Tommey, Jim Humble, Jenny McCarthy Autism Science Foundation Founded by parents of an Autistic, Alison Singer and Karen Margulis London in 2009. Also affiliated: Alycia Halladay, Paul Offit Autism …