Archived | Autism Speaks: Learn The Signs | Circa February 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Learn The Signs I knew something was terribly wrong with my son when he was two. I took him to my pediatrician, detailed my concerns, and was told that nothing was wrong - that I needed to relax, and give him some more time.  Trusting this advice was the biggest mistake of my life. Time …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Child Magazine Honors Wrights | Circa May 9, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Child Magazine Honors Wrights Autism Speaks Co-founders Receive "Children's Champion Award" Autism Speaks Co-founders Suzanne and Bob Wright were honored by The Meredith Corporation with the "Children's Champion Award" on May 9 in New York City. Actor and autism advocate Bradley Whitford presented the award to the Wrights. Award recipients are recognized for improving the …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Oprah Devotes Show to Autism | Circa April 5, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Oprah Devotes Show to Autism On Thursday, April 5, The Oprah Winfrey Show devoted a full hour to autism. Portions of Autism Speaks' documentary Autism Every Day were featured throughout the program, entitled The Faces of Autism. Several of the parents featured in the film, including Jesse Mojica, Katie Wright and Michele Pierce Burns, participated …

Archived | Autism Speaks in the Top 25 for American Express: The Members Project Cast your vote for “A Cure for Autism” | Circa August 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks in the Top 25 for American Express: The Members ProjectCast your vote for “A Cure for Autism” "A Cure for Autism" is one of the top 25 semifinalists in American Express's Members Project, which aims to unite American Express card members behind one cause. Autism Speaks is the "Fulfilling Organization" for the project, …

Archived | Autism Speaks: ABC’S Nightline Features ASD Video Glossary | Circa October 15, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

ABC'S Nightline Features ASD Video Glossary The Oct. 15 episode of ABC's Nightline featured the new ASD video glossary recently launched by Autism Speaks, FirstSigns and Florida State University. Autism Speaks President Mark Roithmayr and Dr. Amy M. Wetherby, director of Florida State University's FIRST WORDS Project, appeared in the segment. Read about the segment on the ABC …

The Discover Magazine Article Bob Wright, Co-founder of Autism Speaks, Wanted The World To Read – So He Saved The Company, Bought Every Copy And Distributed Them Himself | #AutisticHistory 2007

Trigger Warning: Filicide, suicide, murder, ableism, exclusion, tragedy narrative, autism myth, othering and words like ‘kidnapped’ and more. https://youtu.be/Su-D1PKE0Zg In 2007 there was an Autism Treatment and Research Hearing in the United States. This hearing included a panel of parents of Autistics, and parents from parent-founded organizations. They brought in actor, Bradley Whitford, to speak …

Archived | Autism Treatment & Research Hearing: Statement of Josh Cobbs | Circa April 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

STATEMENT OF JOSH COBBS Mr. Cobbs. It's Josh, last name is Cobbs, C-O-B-B-S. I am not prepared, but I'll do my best. Senator Harkin. I wasn't prepared to have you here, either. But, I just want to know--now. We saw that little clip, obviously, you know, TV wants to get in the gane, with all …