Archived | Grants Funded – Cure Autism Now 2007 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Grants Funded - Cure Autism Now 2007 Cure Autism Now funded a variety of science programs designed to encourage innovative approaches toward identifying the causes, developing means of prevention and treatment and ultimately, finding a cure for autism and related disorders. Field-building research grants were a core feature of Cure Autism Now's science program: Pilot …

Archived | Autism Genetic Resource Exchange (AGRE) Frequently Asked Questions Flyer For Parents | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

attachment-4_faqs_finalDownload AUTISM GENETIC RESOURCE EXCHANGE FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS WHAT IS AGRE? The Autism Genetic Resource Exchange (AGRE) is a program that collects genetic, clinical and medical information from people with autism and their family members. Scientists from around the world who are studying autism can access this information from AGRE, which helps them find the …

#StopSpectrum10K | Collective joint statement from Autistic people on Spectrum 10k | Emergent Divergence September 2021

To read the full statement (with images) and sign, please click here. Joint statement from Autistic community members, academics, representatives of advocacy organisations, and allies about grave concerns regarding the Spectrum 10K study announced Tuesday 24th August 2021 BACKGROUND: On the 24th of August 2021 with a blaze of obviously well-planned publicity, the Spectrum 10k (S10K) research project …

#StopSpectrum10K | From The Autistic Community’s Concerns Regarding Spectrum 10K To Autistic Conspiracy Theorists Slam By Celebrity Influencer | Circa September, 2021

News The Autistic Community’s Concerns Regarding Spectrum 10K and Eugenics Are Valid Thinking Person’s Guide To Autism Logo Shannon Des Roches Rosa on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 A new autism research project, Spectrum 10K, has just been launched accompanied by much media hype, celebrity endorsement, and rhetoric about neurodiversity. It is led by the University of Cambridge (principally Professor …

#StopSpectrum10K | Round-Up: From The Fallacy of Genetic Autism Studies to the Dangers Of Spectrum10K | Circa August 2021

| August 31, 2021 A round-up of social media, articles and posts about #StopSpectrum10K READ Spectrum 10k: The Fallacy of Genetic Autism Studies The waters surrounding autistic genetic studies are best described as murky. The MSSNG project from Autism Speaks and SPARK from the Simons Foundation are prime examples (as both organizations are partners).  Aside from them being viewed as harmful …

#StopSpectrum10K | Autistic Activists & Real Allies Campaign Together To Stop #Spectrum10K In The UK | #StayLoud #StayStrong

Around the world Autistic advocates and our real allies are campaigning together to stop the Spectrum 10K project. The campaign’s tags known so far: #StopSpectrum10K. Spectrum 10K is being touted as the largest study of autism in the UK … and it is a research study involving 10,000 Autistic individuals of all ages and abilities …

Archived Email | Autism Speaks: Finding The Answers: The Autism Genome Project | Circa December 16, 2009 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Genevieve -- People sometimes ask me, "Why did you become a scientist?" I always hesitate a bit before responding, because the answer that sounds cheesiest is also the one that's most true. I became a scientist to help people, and I'm privileged to do that every day as chief science officer for Autism Speaks. Genevieve, as a …