Archived | Autism Speaks: NBC Autism Series | Circa February 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

NBC Autism SeriesFebruary 21-25, 2005During the week of February 21, the networks of NBC News will devote special coverage to autism, with extensive reporting on Today, Nightly News with Brian Williams, CNBC, MSNBC (and MSNBC.com), NBC's owned-and-operated stations, and Telemundo. Please click here to read the full press release on the NBC News series entitled "Autism: The Hidden …

Archived | Parents push  for autism cure | Circa February 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Portia Iversen and Jonathan Shestack during Cure Autism Now Celebrates Third Annual "Acts of Love" - Arrivals at Coronet Theatre in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by J.Sciulli/WireImage for Cure Autism Now) [Note: This article is for archive purposes in Autistic History. It’s to illustrate the the voices heard during this era. It’s to …

Archived | Autism Speaks: New England Journal of Medicine Reports No Causal Association Between Thimerosal and Neuropsychological Functioning | Circa September 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

A new study entitled "Early Thimerosal Exposure and Neuropsychological Outcomes at 7 to 10 Years" has been published in the New England Journal of Medicine, vol. 357 no. 13.  ABSTRACT BackgroundIt has been hypothesized that early exposure to thimerosal, a mercury-containing preservative used in vaccines and immune globulin preparations, is associated with neuropsychological deficits in children.  …

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 …