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From The Archives | e-speaks Autism Speaks Newsletter | Circa May 9, 2008

Florida Passes Autism Insurance Legislation On May 2, the Florida Legislature passed Senate Bill 2654, an important first step in requiring insurance carriers to provide coverage of evidence-based, medically necessary autism therapies. Senate Bill 2654 – passed by the House in the very last minutes of the legislative session — requires that insurance companies cover […]

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From The Archives | Autism Speaks Newsletter: e-Speaks | Circa August 7, 2009

e-Speaks || August 7, 2009 Autism Speaks President Shares Mid-Year Highlights Autism Speaks President Shares Mid-Year Highlights In his mid-year review, Autism Speaks President Mark Roithmayr recounts the organization’s achievements over the past six months. The letter focuses on successes in each portion of the mission (science, government relations, advocacy, family services and awareness), as well as the fundraising […]

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Katie Wright Talks About Ineffectiveness of ABA in 2007

“The Lovaas (ABA) that was frequently quoted to me. … if you could just good early intervention, which everybody is for, and we got for him, …there’s a 50% chance he’ll be a typical child in 5 years. So that sounded like good odds. Little did I know that’s never been replicated. … and, you […]

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Cure Autism Now … A Brief Introduction | Video

Cure Autism Now … A Brief History Here’s a bit of history on CAN, one of the organizations that merged with Autism Speaks in 2007. Many thanks to Amanda Seigler for documenting so much #AutisticHistory in her reports. https://www.fierceautie.com/…/autistic-history-cure-autism-… #actuallyautistic #lightitupgold #IAmAutisticAndIVote

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Why Autism Speaks Doesn’t Speak For Me (Circa 2013)

Autism Speaks, founded in 2005 by Bob and Suzanne Wright, sometimes seems to have taken over the entire conversation about autism in this country, what with their blue puzzle pieces littered all over the landscape, coming to symbolize, wrongly, autism itself. Yet in spite of their ostensible role as a voice for autism, they’ve got […]

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Talk:Autism Speaks/Controversy links – Wikipedia

Talk:Autism Speaks/Controversy links From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia < Talk:Autism Speaks Jump to navigationJump to search This is a collection of links discussing various controversies involving Autism Speaks. While most of them are not WP:RS in themselves, they may be useful to identify topics to discuss, and/or point to RS’s that can be included in the article. Further […]

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no more – a letter to suzanne wright | a diary of a mom | circa November 12, 2013

My girl cracking herself up with scripts last night I was once asked, “If you have so much trouble with the fact that Autism Speaks uses the words “disease” and “cure” in its marketing materials, w… Source: no more – a letter to suzanne wright | a diary of a mom