Cure Autism Now | Whose DNA Is It, Anyway? | Oct. 24, 1997 #AutisticHistory

Oct.24th, 1997Whose DNA Is It, Anyway?Eliot Marshall Three NIH institutes are trying to open up collections of DNA to spur hunts for disease genes, but clinicians fear that molecular biologists will skim the cream off years of their painstaking work "I thought the movie business was rough," says Los Angeles filmmaker Jon Shestack, but in …

Cure Autism Now | Extra help for kids with autism | Oct. 12, 1997 #AutisticHistory

The Record of Hackensack, NJSunday, Oct. 12, 1997. Extra help for kids with autismby Mary Amoroso    Heidi Rogers and her husband were concerned when their son Andrew wasn't talking by the age of 18 months, but they chalked it up to the multiple ear infections he'd had. At 2 years of age, he still wasn't …

Cure Autism Now | The Anguish Of Autism | Oct. 23, 1997 #AutisticHistory

The Anguish of AutismThe Jewish Exponent, October 23rd, 1997Sally Friedman "I have a little boy, my firstborn, who is autistic. I remember very well the day he was born, holding him in my arms, looking into his eyes and marveling about the continuity of life... And then we took him home and loved him and …

Cure Autism Now | Autism Fund raising sends local trio to Hollywood premiere | July 29, 1997 #AutisticHistory

Autism Fund raising sends local trio to Hollywood premiereBy Sally Friedman Special to the BCT It was the ultimate fantasy--a trip to Hollywood for the premiere of one of the hottest new films of the year, and a post-premiere party with Tinseltown's elite. And for three Burlington County women that fantasy turned into a reality …

Cure Autism Now | TV STARS HELP TROUBLED CHILDREN | June 17, 1997 #AutisticHistory

Tuesday, June 17,1997Sally Friedman Special to the BCT TV STARS HELP TROUBLED CHILDRENFunds raised in Moorestown to find a cure for autism MOORESTOWN -- They came in the name of Chad and Christopher and Susan and Louise and all the other children who are autistic, robbed of the ability to communicate, locked in the prison of …

Cure Autism Now | Families Make the Critical Difference in the Pace of Autism Research Via The Advocate | April 1997 #AutisticHistory

March-April 1997The Advocate By Portia Iversen & Jonathan Shestack Families Make the Critical Difference in the Pace of Autism Research     Families of people with autism have taken the lead in genetic research by forming AGRE, the Autism Genetic Resource Exchange. This is the world's first truly collaborative gene bank for autism. It is administered with the highest scientific …

Cure Autism Now | Finding a Web of Support via Newsweek | Spring/Summer 1997 #AutisticHistory

Finding a Web of SupportOnline sites offer information and a sense of community By CARLA KOEHLPark benches will always be great places to pick up parenting tips. So win back fences, doctors' offices and board-rooms. But for families of children with disabilities, all the chats in the world can't begin to provide the depth of …