Tag: autism research

  • An Overview of the Recent Cure Autism Now Scientific Advisory Board Meetings By Donald Ham | 2000

    Cure Autism Now working towards results? Or is it just holding interesting meetings that do not really go anywhere? This was the question Dr. Marnin Kligfeld, parent of an autistic child, brought with him as he observed a session during the recent Cure Autism Now weekend of meetings in Santa Monica, California. Leading scientists, researchers, […]

  • Cure Autism Now: Autism Research Funded By NIH | Nov. 5, 1996

    Principal Investigator: LOVAAS, OLE I UCLA 405 HILGARD AVE LOS ANGELES, CA 90024-1563 Performing Organization: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES Amount: $35,018 per year Title: MULTISITE YOUNG AUTISM PROJECTGrant Expires in : 3 Fiscal Year(s) Abstract:AUTISM is a severely handicapping condition with onset in early childhood. Most persons with AUTISM require lifelong supervised or institutional […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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: […]

  • 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 […]

  • Cure Autism Now | July 1997 Update

    CAN Information 5225 Wilshire Blvd. #503 LA CA. 90036 (213) 549-0500, FAX: (213) 549-0547 E-mail: CAN@primenet.com, website: http//www.canfoundation.org UPDATE: July 1997  CAN Biomedical Research Conferences: Los Angeles:CAN has sponsored two conferences for parents and professionals in Los Angeles, featuring Dr. Ricki Robinson, to learn about the latest biological interventions and research. They were attended by over 700 people. In […]