Video | The 2007 Autism Hearing That Didn’t Include Autistics But Did Include Senator Arlen Specter, Cure Autism Now & Autism Speaks, Pt. 2

https://youtu.be/dMUkjU3ysbg Autism Speaks, Autism Society of America, Bradley Whitford, Tom Insel, Bob Wright, Marguerite Colston and other Autism organizations and influencers speak at the Autism Treatment and Research Hearing about controversial therapies in 2007. Autistics weren’t included.  There was a lot happening back in 2007. In the United States, the Combating Autism Act had just been signed in Dec. of 2006. Some months …

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 …