Autism Speaks: Wright Calls for Greater Autism Funding on MSNBC’s Hardball | July 6, 2005 #AutisticHistory

Hardball with Chris Matthews' for July 6 Autism Speaks co-founder Bob Wright on MSNBC TV's "Hardball"Autism Speaks co-founder Bob Wright used a July 6 interview on the MSNBC TV program “Hardball” to call for more funding of medical research into the brain disorder. He also detailed the challenges facing families affected by autism, ranging from …

Autistic & Ally Voices: From “Profound Autism” Category Is Segregation To The Evidence, Ethics & Effectiveness of Autism Interventions | January 3, 2022

Creating a "Profound Autism" Category Is Segregation, Not Progress by Shannon Rosa TPGA twitter.com/shannonrosa All parents of autistic children struggle to give our children the lives they deserve, but we struggle in different ways because our children’s support needs vary so widely. I understand this complexity at a deeply personal level, as my autistic son …

Archived | Video: Imus Dishes on The Combating Autism Act, plus Autism Speaks Co-Founders, Bob & Suzanne Wright | December 7, 2006 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Don Imus [Note: Videos are transcribed to the best of my ability. - Eve] Imus Talks About Bob & Suzanne Wright, and the Combating Autism Act pt 1. https://youtu.be/QThUmUu5W1M IMUS: Passed the comprised version of the Combating Autism Act. Joe Barton after saying that he would never pass any single-disease legislation, they reached a compromise, …

Archived | Cure Autism Now: What’s Working For Tito And Others To Communicate Chat With Portia Iverson | Circa February 11, 2003 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Autism Speaks & Cure Autism Now are Not an Autistic Ally Portia Iversen and Jonathan Shestack during Cure Autism Now Celebrates Third Annual "Acts of Love" - Arrivals at Coronet Theatre in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by J.Sciulli/WireImage for Cure Autism Now) Screenshot of ParenthoodPlace.com page with transcript of Portia Iverson co-founder of …

Archived | Tune-in: Suzanne Wright on CNN’s Larry King Live | March 21, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks Co-founder Suzanne Wright appeared this week on CNN's "Larry King Live" to discuss autism. Wright appeared along with Bill Cosby and Toni Braxton, the stars of the upcoming Concert for Autism Speaks on April 9 at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City. Braxton was recently named national celebrity spokesperson for Autism …

The Discover Magazine Article Bob Wright, Co-founder of Autism Speaks, Wanted The World To Read – So He Saved The Company, Bought Every Copy And Distributed Them Himself | #AutisticHistory 2007

Trigger Warning: Filicide, suicide, murder, ableism, exclusion, tragedy narrative, autism myth, othering and words like ‘kidnapped’ and more. https://youtu.be/Su-D1PKE0Zg In 2007 there was an Autism Treatment and Research Hearing in the United States. This hearing included a panel of parents of Autistics, and parents from parent-founded organizations. They brought in actor, Bradley Whitford, to speak …

Archived | Autism Treatment & Research Hearing: Additional Statements For The Record | Circa April 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

ADDITIONAL STATEMENTS FOR THE RECORDSenator Harkin. Well, I hope and trust that we'll be looking at that and that NIH will be examining that. I hope this May 1 IRB will come through and it will be moving ahead on that, in that area of research. [The statements follow:] Prepared Statement of Senator Thad Cochran …