Archived | Autism Speaks: A message from Bob Wright, Co-founder | Circa February 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

A message from Bob Wright, Co-founder Welcome to Autism Speaks, a new organization devoted to educating the public about autism, facilitating and funding research, motivating private and governmental resources, and, ultimately, helping to find a cure for autism. The nation’s fastest-growing serious developmental disorder, autism now affects 1 in 166 children in the United States, …

Archived | Autism Speaks Co-Founder Bob Wright Steps Down from NBC Universal | Circa February 15, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

New York, NY February 6, 2007 Dear Friends:  Two years ago, my wife Suzanne and I founded Autism Speaks. Our mission, inspired and motivated by the diagnosis of our grandson Christian, was to bring awareness to what was then a quiet epidemic. I vowed to bring the principles of strategic vision, creative thinking and tactical discipline …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Suzanne Wright Addresses LIU Graduates | Circa May 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Suzanne Wright Addresses LIU Graduates On May 15, Autism Speaks Co-founder Suzanne Wright presented the commencement address to 350 attendees at the Long Island University's Westchester Graduate Campus graduation ceremony. Suzanne Wright Addresses LIU Graduates The following is the commencement speech presented by Suzanne Wright, Co-founder of Autism Speaks, on May 15, 2007 at Long …

Archived | Alan Greenspan “Bullish” on Autism Speaks | Circa February 16, 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Alan Greenspan "Bullish" on Autism Speaks Greenspan and Autism Speaks Thank Winning Bidders of Unique Portrait Auction NEW YORK (February 16, 2006) - Retired Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan today stated his support for Autism Speaks and its work on behalf of individuals and families affected by autism. A statement from Greenspan was read live …

Archived | Autism Speaks Applauds Unanimous Approval of Combating Autism Act by United States Senate | Circa August 4, 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Landmark Legislation Authorizing Nearly $1 Billion in Autism Funding Now Moves to the House of Representatives (NEW YORK, NY - August 4, 2006) – Leadership of Autism Speaks, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness of autism and raising money to fund autism research, today applauded last night's passage in the United States Senate of …

Archived | Wrights Honored with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory’s Inaugural Double Helix Medals | Circa November 9, 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Suzanne & Bob Wright with Dr. James Watson Cold Spring Harbor Double Helix Medals Autism Speaks Co-founders Suzanne Wright and Bob Wright received the Double Helix Medal for Corporate Leadership from the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CHSL) on Nov. 9, 2006, at CHSL's annual awards ceremony. Muhammad Ali received an award for humanitarianism and Dr. …

Archived | Jerry Seinfeld and Paul Simon to Perform ‘One Night Only: A Concert for Autism Speaks | Circa August 3, 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Jerry Seinfeld and Paul Simon to Perform ‘One Night Only: A Concert for Autism Speaks' Tom Brokaw to Emcee Benefit Concert September 24 at Kodak Theater in Los Angeles NEW YORK – August 3, 2005 -- Jerry Seinfeld and Paul Simon will perform in “One Night Only: A Concert for Autism Speaks” September 24 at …