Archived | Autism Speaks Leadership 2007 | #NotAnAutisticAlly

Leadership Mark Roithmayr - President Peter H. Bell - Executive V.P. - Programs and Services Sophia Colamarino - Vice President of ResearchElizabeth Emken- Vice President of Government AffairsLisa Goring - Director of Family ServicesClara Lajonchere - Vice President of Clinical ProgramsAndy Shih - Vice President of Scientific Affairs Tom Hetzel - CFO/Controller Alison Tepper Singer - Executive V.P., Communications and Awareness Kevin …

Archived | Autism Speaks: IMFAR Highlights Research Advances | Circa May 3, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

IMFAR Highlights Research AdvancesResearchers Gather to Assess State of Autism Science By Francesca LymanAutism remains a medical challenge that continues to elude scientists and clinicians as they delve into the workings of the brain underlying the disorder, and try to explain the increasing number of diagnosed cases cropping up in the United States and around …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Study Reports Lack of Early Name Response May Be Sign of Autism | Circa April 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Study Reports Lack of Early Name Response May Be Sign of Autism A new study, published in the April issue of the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, suggests that the failure of a child to respond to his or her name at the age of 12 months may be an early warning sign for …

Archived | Autism Speaks: St. Louis Kick-off Attracts over 420 Attendees | Circa August 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

St. Louis Kick-off Attracts over 420 Attendees Over 420 guests attended the “Celebrate the Differences” kick-off event in St. Louis on August 17, 2007. Guy Phillips, a Y98 FM radio personality, emceed the event and kept the crowd engaged. The program included speeches by Peter Bell, executive vice president of programs and services for Autism …

Archived | ‘New’ Autism Speaks Gathers in Capital | Circa March 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

'New' Autism Speaks Gathers in Capital Volunteers, Field Staff and Leadership Celebrate Gains of 2006, Plan New Initiatives for 2007 Heeding repeated calls to serve the autism community as “one strong voice,” nearly 240 staff and volunteers of the newly combined Autism Speaks and Cure Autism Now, or CAN, joined forces in Washington, D.C. March …

Archived | Autism Speaks: AutismCares Offers Support to Families Affected by California Fires | Circa October 25, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

AutismCares Offers Support to Families Affected by California Fires New York, NY (Oct 25, 2007) – AutismCares is actively seeking families affected by autism who are also victims of the California wildfires, and invites those families to call the Autism Response Team at 1-888-Autism2 or email autismcares@autismspeaks.org to receive assistance. Families may also register directly at www.autismcares.org. Registration …

Archived | Autism Speaks: House Approves $8 million for the Autism Spectrum Disorders Research Program | Circa August 5, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly #LegislationWithoutRepresentation

House Approves $8 million for the Autism Spectrum Disorders Research Program  The "Fiscal Year 2008 Defense Appropriations Act" passed by the House of Representatives contains an eight million dollar targeted appropriation for the Autism Spectrum Disorders Research Program (ASDRP). The goal of this program, launched earlier this year, is to improve treatment and intervention for …