Category: Autistic History

  • Cure Autism Now | The New Jersey Infantile Autism Biomedical Research Act | May 11, 1999

    May 11, 1999 The New Jersey Infantile Autism Biomedical Research Act – signed into law!  The Cure Autism Now Chapter successfully waged a campaign of action for all the children in New Jersey with autism. On May 11, 1999, The New Jersey Infantile Autism Biomedical Research Act was signed into law by Governor Christie Whitman […]

  • POLITICAL ACTION ALERT VIA CAN, NAAR & ASA | September 22, 1999

    POLITICAL ACTION ALERT VIA CAN, NAAR & ASA | September 22, 1999

    This is a joint announcement by CAN, NAAR and ASA. POLITICAL ACTION ALERT Wednesday, September 22, 1999  Hearings have been called in the Senate and the House! The Senate heard testimony supporting Senate bill S.512 on September 16, and the House hearing in support of HR997 and HR274 will occur on October 5.  This legislation […]

  • Breaking The Silence FAQ Sheet | 2000

    “BREAKING THE SILENCE” “Power – the ability tochange circumstances – comes from inside. It’s giving a voice to somethingthat has no voice in order to affect a change.  BREAKING THE SILENCE FAQ SHEET WHO ARE YOU AND HOW DID YOU COME TOGETHER?The list is a discussion group formed from a suggestion that came up in an e-mail […]

  • 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 Parent Advisory Board as of June 1996

    The CAN Parent Advisory Board The CAN international parent board will monitor research efforts from around the world, circulate the latest findings among the scientific work group, and coordinate fundraising. CAN believes that it is the interaction between concerned parents and researchers in the field that will help keep motivation high and the pace of […]

  • Cure Autism Now | The Autism Genetic Resource Exchange | August 1996

    Cure Autism Now | The Autism Genetic Resource Exchange | August 1996

    The Autism Genetic Resource Exchange A time for work, a time for hope, a time for gathering together Some little known facts about autism: Autism is not rare. Autism is the third most common developmental disorder. Two out of every 1000 children born in the US will be on the autistic spectrum. Autism currently effects […]

  • Cure Autism Now: The Advancement in Pediatric Autism Research Act | 1999

    S.2263HR.4203 This historic legislation is designed to greatly increase funding and awareness of autism, a severe neurological disorder that currently affects over 400,000 individuals in the United States alone, and one in every 500 children born today, at an annual national cost of over $13.3 billion dollars. Sponsored by: The main points of the legislation: […]