Archived | Autism Coalition: Message From Kevin Murray, Former Board President | Circa October 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Coalition & Autism Speaks Not An Autistic Ally Screenshot of letter written by Kevin Murray on the merger of Autism Coalition with Autism Speaks in 2005. Full text below. In 1998 a group of parents recognized the power of coordinated fundraising, awareness, and advocacy initiatives and formed the Autism Coalition for Research and Education. …

Archived | Autism Coalition Action Alert | Circa 2003 #NotAnAutisticcAlly #AutisticHistory

Autism Coalition: Not An Autistic ally Screenshot of Autism Coalition Action page. Full text below. Autism Coalition Action Alert Write or e-mail your Member of Congress and U.S. Senators, as well as the President, to urge them to support greater investments in autism research and education programs. Let them know how important the fight against …

Archived | Autism Coalition: About The Coalition | Circa June 2003 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Screenshot of Autism Coalition About page. Full Text Below. Mission Statement The Autism Coalition works with national, state and local organizations that promote autism research, education and supportive services. The Coalition raises public awareness about autism and works to strengthen and accelerate biomedical and applied research to find the causes of autism to lead to a …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Support | Circa February 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Screenshot of Autism Speaks webpage: Support Autism Speaks. Circa February 2005. Full text below. Support Autism Speaks    "Our goal is to find the answers for children with autism." Click here to make a secure online donation now.  A new child is diagnosed with autism every 20 minutes, making it the fastest-growing serious developmental disorder today. …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Diagnosis | Circa February 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Screenshot of Autism Speaks: Diagnosis webpage in 2005. Full text below. Diagnosis Presently, autism cannot be diagnosed by any one medical test. An accurate diagnosis can only be made after a trained professional has observed the communication, behavior, and developmental skills of the individual. Parental (and other caregivers') input and developmental history can be very …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Learn The Signs | Circa February 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Learn The Signs I knew something was terribly wrong with my son when he was two. I took him to my pediatrician, detailed my concerns, and was told that nothing was wrong - that I needed to relax, and give him some more time.  Trusting this advice was the biggest mistake of my life. Time …

Archived | Autism Speaks: What Is Autism? | Circa February 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Screenshot of Autism Speaks: What is autism? Webpage. Full text below. What is Autism? Autism is a developmental disability that generally appears between the ages of 15 and 20 months of age. In most cases, the child is progressing normally, and then begins to regress, losing speech, social skills and physical abilities. While there are …