Cure Autism Now | Parents Investigate Possible Link Between Mercury Toxicity and Autism | 2001 #AutisticHistory

Parents Investigate Possible Link Between Mercury Toxicity and Autism A group of parents, many active Cure Autism Now members, have recently organized the Coalition for SAFE MINDS to investigate and raise awareness of the risks to infants and children of exposure to mercury from medical products, including thimerosal in vaccines. Coalition founders Sallie Bernard, Albert …

Cure Autism Now | Overview of Autism Research 1998 – 2000 | #AutisticHistory

What's New, What's Old and What's Next? 1998-2000: Overview of Autism ResearchBy Portia Iversen After forty years in the desert, major change has been underway in the field of autism research. The past two years in particular, have seen a major increase in autism research. Significant new data are beginning to accumulate, laying the ground …

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

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 | 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 | 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 …