Tag: washington dc

  • Open Your Eyes: International Autism Awareness Project | April 2000

    Open Your Eyes  International Autism Awareness Project The Hear-Their-Silence Rally held in Washington DC on April 8, 2000 was tremendous. The many and various agencies which joined together to ensure the roaring success of the rally should be justifiably proud of themselves.  Our particular congratulations go to Unlocking Autism which spearheaded the Open Your Eyes project, displaying hundreds of pictures of […]

  • Cure Autism Now | July 1997 Update

    CAN Information 5225 Wilshire Blvd. #503 LA CA. 90036 (213) 549-0500, FAX: (213) 549-0547 E-mail: CAN@primenet.com, website: http//www.canfoundation.org UPDATE: July 1997  CAN Biomedical Research Conferences: Los Angeles:CAN has sponsored two conferences for parents and professionals in Los Angeles, featuring Dr. Ricki Robinson, to learn about the latest biological interventions and research. They were attended by over 700 people. In […]

  • Autism: A Real Epidemic Or Better Counting? | Part 2 Of A Series

    Autism: A Real Epidemic Or Better Counting? | Part 2 Of A Series

    [Content Warning: Autistic history is very triggering. Please take caution this piece includes ableism, stigma, eugenics, homophobia, abuse, and more.] Autism: A Real Epidemic Or Better Counting? INVENTING AND THEN CASHING IN ON THE AUTISM EPIDEMIC SERIES | PART 2 By Eve Reiland Hollywood magic and celebrities for awareness were instrumental in bringing attention to […]

  • Autism and Childhood Vaccines Opening Statement: Dan Burton | April 6, 2000

    Autism and Childhood Vaccines Opening Statement: Dan Burton | April 6, 2000

    See Testimony here >> Read full testimony of hearing here >> THURSDAY, APRIL 6, 2000 House of Representatives, Committee on Government Reform, Washington, DC. The committee met, pursuant to notice, at 10:37 a.m., in room 2154, Rayburn House Office Building, Hon. Dan Burton (chairman of the committee) presiding. Present: Representatives Burton, Morella, Ros-Lehtinen, McHugh, Horn, […]

  • Autism: Present Challenges, Future Needs — Why The Increased Rates? Dan Burton Opening Statement | April 6, 2000

    Autism: Present Challenges, Future Needs — Why The Increased Rates? Dan Burton Opening Statement | April 6, 2000

    Full transcript of hearing >> Mr. Burton. If I could have your attention, please. I know a lot of people have cameras, and I hate to throw a wet blanket on those of you who want to take some pictures, but unless you are a member of the media, I wish you would not take […]

  • Pete Wright to Speak at National Autism Rally | April 8, 2000 #AutisticHistory

    Pete Wright to Speak at National Autism Rally | April 8, 2000 #AutisticHistory

    Pete Wright to Speak at National Autism Rally WHAT? Rally for National Autism Awareness  WHEN? Saturday, April 8, 2000, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (rain or shine) WHERE? Washington D.C., on the Mall between 3rd and 4th Streets (details follow). WHY? To increase knowledge and awareness of autism; improve educational and treatment methods; secure additional […]

  • Autistic Community Voices: Creating Autistic Suffering, ASAN Statement, Autistic Routines & More | May 19, 2022

    Autistic Community Voices: Creating Autistic Suffering, ASAN Statement, Autistic Routines & More | May 19, 2022

    These things are not luxuries By Julia Bascom at Just Stimming … Historically, Washington, DC has only provided home and community-based services (HCBS) to people with developmental disabilities who also have an intellectual disability. This year, DC is joining most of the rest of the country in expanding eligibility to include people with developmental disabilities, […]