Parents push for autism cure – NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams | NBC News

By Robert BazellChief science and health correspondent NBC News updated 2/23/2005 1:20:52 PM ET Print Font: LOS ANGELES — Portia Iverson and Jon Shestack learned their first child, Dov, had severe autism in 1995, when he was almost three years old. "I just remember sitting by his crib and just crying and crying," says Portia. "He was slipping away, … Continue reading Parents push for autism cure – NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams | NBC News

Adventures in Autism: Statement on Autism Speaks from Katie Wright

Several weeks ago I did an interview with David Kirby, which was subsequently made available to F.A.I.R. Autism Media. During this interview, I made a few comments which upset some members of NAAR as well as some parents of older autistic children. It was never my intent to upset parents. I am terribly sorry if … Continue reading Adventures in Autism: Statement on Autism Speaks from Katie Wright

Adventures in Autism: Jon Shestack of CAN and Autism Speaks Makes A Personal Response

This morning Jon Shestack, founder of CAN and board member of Autism Speaks left a very personal, very public response to the events of the last month that culminated in yesterday's New York Times front page story on the Wrights. I am honored that he chose to make his response here on my blog.   … Continue reading Adventures in Autism: Jon Shestack of CAN and Autism Speaks Makes A Personal Response