Autism Speaks Announces $5 Million to Fund Studies on Genetic and Environmental Risk Factors for Autism  | Feb. 26, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Not An Autistic Ally Autism Speaks Announces $5 Million to Fund Studies on Genetic and Environmental Risk Factors for Autism  Combines Two Projects to Research Risk from Pre-Natal Development Through Early Childhood NEW YORK, NY (February 26, 2009) – Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization, today announced that it has committed …

1 Percent – 1 In 110: As CDC Issues New Autism Prevalence Report, Autism Speaks Asks “What Will It Take?” For Government to Meet The Challenge Of This National Health Crisis | Dec. 18, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

1 Percent - 1 In 110: As CDC Issues New Autism Prevalence Report, Autism Speaks Asks “What Will It Take?” For Government to Meet The Challenge Of This National Health Crisis Leading Autism Advocacy Organization Calls for Dramatic Increase in Federal Funding for Research and Services NEW YORK, N.Y. (December 18, 2009) – In the wake …

Autism Speaks | October 23, 2009 IACC Meeting Summary | #AutisticHistory #BanABA

October 23, 2009 IACC Meeting Summary  Bethesda, MD (October 23, 2009) -- The Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) met on Friday, October 23, at the National Institutes of Health, in Bethesda, Md.IACC Chair Thomas Insel, M.D. opened the meeting by reporting that NINDS Director Story Landis, Ph.D. had resigned as a federal member of the Committee. In a …

Autism Speaks | Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Pens Op-Ed on Administration’s Efforts to Fight the Autism Health Crisis, Secure Federal Autism Insurance Reform | Oct. 5, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Pens Op-Ed on Administration's Efforts to Fight the Autism Health Crisis, Secure Federal Autism Insurance Reform  Washington, DC (October 5, 2009) -- Today, Health and Human Services Department Secretary Kathleen Sebelius released an op-ed, entitled Fight to Overcome Autism Gets Major Boost, Higher Priority, looking at the steps taken by the Obama Administration to fight …

Autism Speaks | Obama Announces $85 Million in Stimulus Funds for Autism Research | Sept. 20, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Obama Announces $85 Million in Stimulus Funds for Autism Research Washington, DC (September 30, 2009) -- President Barack Obama announced a plan on Wednesday to spend $5 billion on medical and scientific research, medical supplies and upgrading laboratory capacity, as part of an overall $100 billion Recovery Act investment in science and technology. Importantly, Obama's announcement …

As CDC Issues New Autism Prevalence Report, Autism Speaks Asks, “What Will It Take?” for Government to Meet the Challenge of this National Health Crisis  | Dec. 18, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

As CDC Issues New Autism Prevalence Report, Autism Speaks Asks, "What Will It Take?" for Government to Meet the Challenge of this National Health Crisis  Leading Autism Advocacy Organization Calls for Dramatic Increase in Federal Funding for Research and Services  NEW YORK, N.Y. (December 18, 2009) – In the wake of today's new report from the …

Autism Speaks Lauds Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s Introduction Of Senate Bill Expanding Military Insurance Coverage Of Autism Therapies | June 2, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks Lauds Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's Introduction Of Senate Bill Expanding Military Insurance Coverage Of Autism Therapies NEW YORK, NY (June 2, 2009) -- Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization, today applauded Senator Kristen Gillibrand's (D-NY) introduction of the Uniformed Services with Autism (USA) Heroes Act, a senate companion bill to …