The Autism Genome Project (AGP) Collection & History From NAAR To Autism Speaks To SFARI’s SPARK! | Archived #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

2003 Autism Cabal meets and networks: Human Genome Project Celebration Dinner Bob & Suzanne Wright, Jim & Marilyn Simons, Harry & Laura Slatkins, Tom Insel, Deedra Blair 2003 Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) founded by Jim & Marilyn Simons who are “affected by autism.”  2004 Autism Genome Project Launched (AGP) launched by National Alliance for Autism Research (NAAR) This will later become known as Autism Speaks’  MSSNG & Spectrum10K??? Press Release here. 2006 IAN …

Archived | Autism Speaks: 2007 London Award | Circa March 16, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

2007 London Award From left, Autism Speaks board member Eric London, Zach London, Carole Mirkin, Gary Mirkin, Michael Giangregorio, and Karen London The 2007 London Award in recognition of outstanding service to the organization was given to Michael Giangregorio and the Mirkin family. The award was presented at a March 16 awards ceremony in Washington, …

Archived | Wrights Honored with Advocacy Award | Circa December 1, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Wrights Honored with Advocacy Award On Saturday, December 1st, 2007, Autism Speaks Co-founders Suzanne and Bob Wright were honored at a dinner hosted by the Connecticut Center for Child Development (CCCD) with the Advocacy Award. Mrs. Wright accepted the award on their behalf. The awards ceremony took place at the Sheraton Hotel in Stamford, Conn. …

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 …

Archived | Autism Speaks: 2005 & 2006 Highlights | Circa December 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks HistoryHighlights Include Media Exposure, Mergers, Unprecedented Fundraising and Growing Scientific Grants Program Autism Speaks passed its two-year anniversary on February 25, 2007. Find out more about the highlights of our incredibly busy first two years by clicking on the links below. We are proud of what we've been able to accomplish and look …

Podcast | Wake. Bake. Caffeinate. Ep. 4: Autism Speaks & The $2.0 Billion Autism Market

Wake. Bake. Caffeinate. Ep. 4 Autism Angel’s: Autism Speaks https://open.spotify.com/episode/1ce2m2dWj5dB66M8Kn8dFv?si=bd3oZDJNRTmaTe__zNhBgQ https://youtu.be/-HLWZHJI0Xk Welcome to  Wake. Bake. Caffeinate. Podcast episode 4. Trigger Warning: Eugenics, Filicide, Murder/Suicide, functioning labels, person-first language, ableism, abuse, ABA, othering, stigma, Bob & Suzanne Wright, Harry & Laura Slatkin, Alison Singer and more.  This week’s Deconstruction of Autism Speaks focus is back on the …