Autism: A Real Epidemic Or Better Counting? | Part 2 Of A Series

Inventing & Then Cashing In On The Autism Epidemic | Autism: A Real Epidemic Or Better Counting? [Content Warning: Autistic history is very triggering. Please take caution this piece includes ableism, stigma, eugenics, homophobia, abuse, and more.] Autism: A Real Epidemic Or Better Counting? INVENTING AND THEN CASHING IN ON THE AUTISM EPIDEMIC” SERIES | …

Autism and Childhood Vaccines Opening Statement: Dan Burton | April 6, 2000

Rep. Dan Burton (R-Indiana): Man with blonde and gray hair wearing a black suit and red tie at a microphone. See Testimony here >> Read full testimony of hearing here >> THURSDAY, APRIL 6, 2000 House of Representatives, Committee on Government Reform, Washington, DC. The committee met, pursuant to notice, at 10:37 a.m., in room …

Autism & Childhood Vaccines Hearing Opening Statement: Henry Waxman | April 6, 2000

Image shows a man with some hair, black jacket and red tie at a microphone. Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA) View testimony here >> Read all testimony here >> Mr. Waxman. Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman. I am glad we are having this hearing today on autism. We still have many questions about autism--what causes …

Autism: Present Challenges, Future Needs — Why The Increased Rates? Dan Burton Opening Statement | April 6, 2000

Full transcript of hearing >> Mr. Burton. If I could have your attention, please. I know a lot of people have cameras, and I hate to throw a wet blanket on those of you who want to take some pictures, but unless you are a member of the media, I wish you would not take …

Hearing Gives Burton a Last Shot at Autism Issue | Nov. 27, 2012

By Melissa Attias Roll Call Hearing Gives Burton a Last Shot at Autism Issue Indiana Republican plans to focus on environmental factors that could have effects on children’s neurological systems For more than a decade, Indiana Republican Dan Burton has been a leading House voice on autism and a proponent of the theory that mercury in …

S.512 – Advancement in Pediatric Autism Research Act | 106th Congress (1999-2000)

S.512 - Advancement in Pediatric Autism Research Act 106th Congress (1999-2000) Text version | PDF Introduced in Senate (03/02/1999) Advancement in Pediatric Autism Research Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to expand, intensify, and coordinate the activities of NIH with respect to …

On Autism’s Cause, It’s Parents vs. Research | June 25, 2005 #AutisticHistory

On Autism's Cause, It's Parents vs. Research Kristen Ehresmann, a Minnesota Department of Health official, had just told a State Senate hearing that vaccines with microscopic amounts of mercury were safe. Libby Rupp, a mother of a 3-year-old girl with autism, was incredulous. "How did my daughter get so much mercury in her?" Ms. Rupp …