Dear Celebrities: If You Want To Support Autistics, Then The Time Is Now To Stop Silencing Us & Listen Up 

[Jump To The Most Recent Celebrity List >>] In the past two decades celebrities, some knowingly and many unknowingly, have consistently spoken over Autistics to support Cure Autism Now, Autism Speaks, and their cohorts in the name of ’autism awareness’ or to ’save a generation of children’ from being Autistic. Some of these celebrities have …

Cure Autism Now | Making a Difference in the Fight Against Autism | Winter 2001 #AutisticHistory

Doug Compton Making a Difference in the Fight Against Autism Doug Compton is fighting back. The father of three and a busy pharmaceutical scientist studying heart disease and cholesterol metabolism, he still finds the time, energy and emotional commitment to make a significant difference through his work with Cure Autism Now. Since the time his …

Cure Autism Now Receives Incredible $1 Million Donation | Winter 2001 #AutisticHistory

Cure Autism Now Receives Incredible $1 Million Donation The Bernard Family Challenges Others to Advance Autism Research to the Next Level Tom and Sallie Bernard, parents of triplet boys, one of whom has autism, have donated an incredible $1 million to Cure Autism Now. It is their hope that other supporters will help increase the …

Cure Autism Now | Autism Genetic Resource Exchange (AGRE) Update | 2001 #AutisticHistory

AGRE Update! Enrollment is Up!AGRE's recruitment staff has established over 1800 family contacts. We encourage families that have more than one member affected with autism, PDD or Asperger's disorder to register A registration consent form must be completed and returned prior to your family's enrollment. ConfidentialityAll identifying information, records and DNA samples in the AGRE …

Cure Autism Now | Over $2 Million in Funds Quadruples the Number of Researchers Working in Autism Studies | 2001 #AutisticHistory

Over $2 Million in Funds Quadruples the Number of Researchers Working in Autism Studies By January of 2001 the Autism Genetic Resource Exchange (AGRE) will make the DNA samples of almost 400 multiplex families available for study to all scientists and pharmaceuticals—thus making it the largest autism collection in the world and the only one …

Research Projects Cure Autism Now Funded in 2000 | #AutisticHistory

Research Projects Cure Autism Now Funded in 2000 Conditional Neurotrophin Knock-out Mice as a Model for the Developmental Neuropathology of Autism Schahram Akbarian, Ph.D., Massachusetts General Hospital (Young Investigator)Dr. Akbarian's group has recently generated a mutant mouse that lacks the developing brain neurotrophin-3 (NT-3), a growth factor molecule. The mice are viable and have a …

Cure Autism Now | Technology to Build Bridges | 2001 #AutisticHistory

Technology to Build Bridges Second Annual Conference Held at OracleBy Donald Ham "What makes you happy?" an audience member asked 12-year-old Rajarshi "Tito" Mukhopadhyay, a severely autistic, highly gifted boy from India in the opening session of CAN's second annual Innovative Technology in Autism Conference. With hands flapping but no hesitation, Tito answered by rapidly …