Open letter to the Lancet Commission on the future of care and clinical research in autism | March 2022

[Note: This is an open letter that’s addressing the Lancet Commission. I originally saw this letter here and am following suit by signing, sharing and then emailing The Lancet. Please support and do the same. — Eve Reiland] We wish to address the Lancet Commission on the future of care and clinical research in autism on …

Autism Speaks Presents On Advocacy At South Korea Conference | Sept. 3, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #EndAutismSpeaks

Autism Speaks Presents On Advocacy At South Korea Conference September 03, 2014 KINTEX, SOUTH KOREA (Sept. 3, 2014) -- Autism Speaks senior leadership team members Dan and Lorri Unumb [below, standing left] shared the latest developments with autism and government relations in the United States at the SENDEX international convention on special education and assistive technology. Lorri Unumb, …

Autism Speaks | Bob Wright Tells Congress: ‘Face Up to the Crisis’ | Nov. 29, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Bob Wright Tells Congress: 'Face Up to the Crisis' November 29, 2012 WASHINGTON, DC (November 29, 2012) -- Autism Speaks Co-founder Bob Wright told the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform today the federal government has failed to respond to the nation's growing autism epidemic with the sense of urgency it deserves. The committee pledged to dig …

Autism Speaks | Testimony of Andy Shih, PhD (PDF Avail.) | May 31, 2011 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

andy-shih_5.31.11-testimonyDownload Testimony of Andy Shih, PhD Vice President, Scientific Affairs Autism Speaks House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Human Rights May 31, 2011 Thank you, Chairman Smith and members of the subcommittee for this opportunity to share with you Autism Speaks’ global perspective on autism. I am Andy Shih, VP …

Autism Speaks’ Andy Shih Testifies Before Congress on Global Autism Response | May 31, 2011 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks' Andy Shih Testifies Before Congress on Global Autism Response Absence of Data Creates 'Knowledge Gap,' Hampering Efforts in Many Countries WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 31, 2011)--The absence of prevalence and other public health data on autism in many nations around the world has created a “knowledge gap” that has hampered the global response to autism, …

Autism Speaks Partners with Albania and Ireland Launching First Global Autism Public Health Initiatives  | April 1, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks Partners with Albania and Ireland Launching First Global Autism Public Health Initiatives  Global Autism Science and Advocacy Organization Reviews Worldwide Research Efforts on the Second Annual World Autism Awareness Day – April 2, 2009 NEW YORK, N.Y. (April 1, 2009) – Autism Speaks, the world's largest autism science and advocacy organization, announced today a …

Autism Prevalence: Timeline & Archives | #BanABA #AutisticHistory

Autism Prevalence | Timeline & Archives Autism Prevalence Timeline | Archives Autism Prevalence Timeline (Last Updated March 9, 2022) 1980s & 1990s In the 1990s there was little information on the prevalence of autism and other developmental disabilities in the United States. Two studies that were conducted in the 1980s examined only selected areas of …