DSM-5 Redefinition in New York on FOX News

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DSM-5 Redefinition in New York on FOX News

Lisa Rudley, EBCALA board member, on FOX News NY discussing New York’s state proposed legislation to preserve the current DSM-IV’s definition of autism. However, the federal government’s definition of autism via the DSM-5 could potentially supersede states’ definition of autism. Autism advocates are highly concerned that the redefinition may exclude between 37-55% of children currently […]

Posted on: June 20, 2012

Transcript of Autism Prevalence Rates on FOX & Friends

Transcript of Becky Estepp, EBCALA’s communication director, discussing the federal government’s failure to respond the autism epidemic for the past 10 years.

Posted on: April 12, 2012

Transcript of World Autism Day Press Conference

Transcript and PowerPoint file from World Autism Day Press Conference held by grassroots autism advocacy organizations to review 10 years of the federal government’s failure to address the autism epidemic.

Posted on: April 12, 2012

World Autism Day Press Conference

Watch video of World Autism Day Press Conference held by grassroots autism advocacy organizations to review 10 years of the federal government’s failure to address the autism epidemic.

Posted on: April 02, 2012

Autism Prevalence Rates on FOX & Friends

Watch Becky Estepp, EBCALA’s communication director, discuss the federal government’s failure to respond the autism epidemic for the past 10 years.

Posted on: April 01, 2012

Media Alert

Watch EBCALA’s Communications Director Becky Estepp on Fox & Friends with Alisyn Camerota at 8:45 a.m. EST on Sunday, April 1st. Watch our coalition press conference in New York City on April 2nd, 11 a.m. EST.

Posted on: March 30, 2012

Catastrophic Autism Rate Now 1 in 88, 1 in 54 Boys

Autism organizations that represent more than 100,000 autism families are pushing for recognition of autism as a national public health emergency and to analyze the federal health authorities’ ongoing failure to respond.

Posted on: March 29, 2012

Co-Author of Lancet MMR-Autism Study Exonerated on All Charges of Professional Misconduct

Dr. John Walker-Smith, considered the father of pediatric gastroenterology, has today been restored to his much-deserved reputation of high esteem. His appeal of the U.K. General Medical Council’s 2010 decision to remove his license for serious professional misconduct has been quashed in its entirety. This decision raises questions about the validity of the 2010 GMC proceeding in general.

Posted on: March 07, 2012

Patton Boggs – Pro Bono Firm of the Year

Patton Boggs recently secured a pro bono victory for the Elizabeth Birt Center for Autism Law and Advocacy (EBCALA). An autistic child enrolled in a Texas public school was physically and illegally restrained and placed in a secluded room. The trauma resulted in respiratory problems requiring medical attention.

Posted on: January 10, 2012

Investigators and Families of Vaccine-Injured Children Released Study Revealing Clear Vaccine-Autism Link Based on Government’s Own Data

Directors of the Elizabeth Birt Center for Autism Law and Advocacy (EBCALA), parents and vaccine-injured children held a press conference on the steps of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims to release a study linking vaccine injury to autism.  For over 20 years, the federal government has publicly denied a vaccine-autism link, while at the same time its Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) has been awarding damages for vaccine injury to children with brain damage, seizures and autism.  Coming out just after the prevalence study of autism in South Korea, this investigation, based on public, verifiable government data, breaks new ground in the controversial vaccine-autism debate.

Posted on: May 10, 2011