House Bill HR997 : Advancement in Pediatric Autism Research Act | March 4, 1999 #AutisticHistory

The following is the full text of House Bill HR997  HR 997 IH 106th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 997 To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the expansion, intensification, and coordination of the activities of the National Institutes of Health with respect to research on autism. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES …

Advancement in Pediatric Autism Research Act (S 512) | March 2, 1999 #AutisticHistory #StopBigAutism

S 512 IS 106th CONGRESS 1st Session S. 512 To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the expansion, intensification, and coordination of the activities of the Department of Health and Human Services with respect to research on autism. IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES March 2, 1999 Mr. GORTON (for himself, …

A Day In Washington: An Open Letter To All Families From Jon Shestack, co-founder of CAN | May 21, 2000 #AutisticHistory #StopBigAutism

A DAY IN WASHINGTON An Open Letter To All Families From Jon Shestack, co-founder of CAN Dear Friends,  On Wednesday, May 5th, I had the privilege of joining Doug Flutie (star quarterback for the Buffalo Bills and the father of a little boy with autism) and Anthony Edwards (Actor and CAN Honorary Board member) for …

HR 3301: SURVEILLANCE AND RESEARCH REGARDING PREVALENCE AND PATTERN OF AUTISM (ASSURE) | Nov. 10, 1999 #AutisticHistory

   Subtitle B--Autism CHAPTER 1--SURVEILLANCE AND RESEARCH REGARDING PREVALENCE AND PATTERN OF AUTISM SEC. 211. SHORT TITLE. This chapter may be cited as the `Autism Statistics, Surveillance, Research, and Epidemiology Act of 1999 (ASSURE)'. SEC. 212. DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SURVEILLANCE AND RESEARCH PROGRAMS. (a) NATIONAL AUTISM AND PERVASIVE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SURVEILLANCE PROGRAM- The Secretary of Health …

House Bill HR274: Autism Statistics, Surveillance, Research, and Epidemiology Act of 1999 (ASSURE) | Jan. 6, 1999 #AutisticHistory #StopBigAutism

The following is the full text of House Bill HR274  HR 274 IH 106th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 274 To provide surveillance and research to better understand the prevalence and pattern of autism and other pervasive developmental disabilities so that effective treatment and prevention strategies can be implemented. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES January …

An Open Letter to all Non-Cosponsoring Senators and Representatives From Doug Flutie, Anthony Edwards, and Jonathan Shestack | May 21, 1999 #AutisticHistory #StopBigAutism

AN OPEN LETTER TO CONGRESS An Open Letter to all Non-Cosponsoring Senators and Representatives From Doug Flutie, Anthony Edwards, and Jonathan Shestack May 21, 1999  Dear Friend,  On May 5th, we had the privilege of traveling to Washington D.C. to help garner support for critical autism legislation that has been introduced in both the House (HR …

Cure Autism Now | Testimony of Rene Russo in support of SR512: Advancement in Pediatric Autism Act  |  Oct. 13, 1999 #AutisticHistory #StopBigAutism

TESTIMONY OF RENE RUSSO Testimony of Rene Russo in support of SR512: Advancement in Pediatric Autism Act    October 13, 1999 Mr. Chairman and Committee Members,  I am terrified, excited to be here and feel so blessed. There are so many emotions coursing through my body it will be a miracle if I can get through …