Dear Celebrities: If You Want To Support Autistics, Then The Time Is Now To Stop Silencing Us & Listen Up 

[Jump To The Most Recent Celebrity List >>] In the past two decades celebrities, some knowingly and many unknowingly, have consistently spoken over Autistics to support Cure Autism Now, Autism Speaks, and their cohorts in the name of ’autism awareness’ or to ’save a generation of children’ from being Autistic. Some of these celebrities have …

Autism Speaks Joins the Arizona Autism Community in Hailing Governor Janet Napolitano and State Legislators for Enacting Autism Insurance Legislation | March 21, 2008 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

#BanABA Autism Speaks Joins the Arizona Autism Community in Hailing Governor Janet Napolitano and State Legislators for Enacting Autism Insurance Legislation (NEW YORK, NY - March 21, 2008)  Autism Speaks today joined Arizona families and other autism advocacy organizations in applauding Governor Janet Napolitano and the state's legislators for enacting House Bill 2847, which will require …

Archive | Autistic Allies: Not Fixing Autistics Everywhere | #AutisticHistory

Autistic Allies: Not Fixing Autistics Everywhere Autistic Allies This Facebook group welcomes Autistics, and their NT Allies and Parents of Autistics. We are not a support group, but we have a sister group that is. The focus of this group is to introduce parents to a neurodiversity perspective. From this perspective, any talk of ‘curing’ …

Archived | Autism Speaks: National Public Radio Covers New Jersey Autism Case | Circa September 26, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

National Public Radio Covers New Jersey Autism Case On Sept. 26, the National Public Radio program "Morning Edition" broadcast a story about Jake Micheletti, a New Jersey boy whose parents succesfully sued their insurance company to force the insurer to cover Jake's therapy. The case eventually reached the New Jersey Supreme Court, which decided in …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Senate HELP Committee Releases Thimerosal Report | Circa September 28, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Senate HELP Committee Releases Thimerosal Report On Friday, September 28, the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP Committee) released a report from Ranking Member Senator Michael B. Enzi (R-WY), entitled Thimerosal and Autism Spectrum Disorders: Alleged Misconduct by Government Agencies and Private Entities. These findings are the result of an 18-month …

Archived | Actress Patricia Heaton Fights For Autism | Circa October 8, 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Emmy-Awarding Winner Speaks Out on House Bill  Oct. 8, 2006 — Actress Patricia Heaton has won Emmys for her star turn on "Everybody Loves Raymond." Now, the mother of four boys is lending her political clout to the fight against autism. Teaming up with "Cure Autism Now," Heaton is pushing Congress to free up legislation that …

Archived | Autism Speaks Launches New Website | Circa November 3, 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks Launches New Website Site Provides Easy-To-Access Information, Resources and Guidance for Families Affected by Autism  (New York, N.Y.-Nov. 3, 2005) – Autism Speaks today launched a dramatically redesigned new website, www.autismspeaks.org, offering comprehensive, easy-to-navigate resources for those directly affected by autism, the fastest-growing developmental disorder in the nation, as well as compelling information to …