Families Make the Critical Difference in the Pace of Autism Research | March-April 1997 

Families Make the Critical Difference in the Pace of Autism Research The Advocate March-April 1997 by: Portia Iversen & Jonathan Shestack    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 …

Finding A Web Of Support: Online sites offer information and a sense of community | Spring/Summer 1997

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 information-and, often, the level of understanding and sympathy that's available online. Which is …

Cure Autism Now(CAN) Funds research in search of answers | Fall/Winter 1997

Cure Autism Now(CAN) Funds research in search of answers COSAC Outreach, Fall/Winter 1997  by Jon Shestack     The Cure Autism Now (CAN) foundation was established in California almost two years ago by a group of parents, clinicians and researchers. In looking for answers for their own children and patients, they were shocked to find how little …

Cure Autism Now Research Funded – January 1998 | #AutisticHistory

Cure Autism Now Research Funded - January 1998 Young Investigator Awards Julia Bailey, Ph.D., Post Doctoral Fellow Sponsored By Stanley Nelson, M.D. @ UCLA "Search for a Candidate Gene in Autism" $41,000 per year for 2 years  Martha R. Herbert, M.D., Ph.D. Sponsored by Verne S. Caviness, Jr.,M.D.,D.Phil. @ MA General Hospital "Autism: Brain Morphometry …

Cure Autism Now | July 1997 Update

CAN Information5225 Wilshire Blvd. #503 LA CA. 90036 (213) 549-0500, FAX: (213) 549-0547 E-mail: CAN@primenet.com, website: http//www.canfoundation.orgUPDATE: July 1997  CAN is 19 months old.  CAN has raised over $500,000.  CAN is currently funding pilot studies and think tank sessions.  CAN now has over 8,000 supporters CAN Biomedical Research Conferences:Los Angeles:CAN has sponsored two conferences for parents and professionals …

Autism: A Real Epidemic Or Better Counting? | Part 2 Of A Series

Inventing & Then Cashing In On The Autism Epidemic | Autism: A Real Epidemic Or Better Counting? [Content Warning: Autistic history is very triggering. Please take caution this piece includes ableism, stigma, eugenics, homophobia, abuse, and more.] Autism: A Real Epidemic Or Better Counting? INVENTING AND THEN CASHING IN ON THE AUTISM EPIDEMIC SERIES | …

The Autism Coalition (ACRE): About Us, Mission Statement, History & Members | 2002

Screenshot of Autism Coalition About Us page. Full text below. The Autism Coalition  Mission Statement To raise money and dispense funds to the programs and projects of existing autism organizations who have ongoing programs to fund biomedical and applied research, and provide education and services to the autistic communityTo speak with one voice on certain …