Tag: congress

  • POLITICAL ACTION ALERT VIA CAN, NAAR & ASA | September 22, 1999

    POLITICAL ACTION ALERT VIA CAN, NAAR & ASA | September 22, 1999

    This is a joint announcement by CAN, NAAR and ASA. POLITICAL ACTION ALERT Wednesday, September 22, 1999  Hearings have been called in the Senate and the House! The Senate heard testimony supporting Senate bill S.512 on September 16, and the House hearing in support of HR997 and HR274 will occur on October 5.  This legislation […]

  • 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 […]

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

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

    [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 | PART 2 By Eve Reiland Hollywood magic and celebrities for awareness were instrumental in bringing attention to […]

  • CONGRESSMAN BURTON’S DAUGHTER RESPONDS TO WEBMD ARTICLE | April 2000

    CONGRESSMAN BURTON’S DAUGHTER RESPONDS TO WEBMD ARTICLE | April 2000

    CONGRESSMAN BURTON’S DAUGHTER RESPONDS TO WEBMD ARTICLEThis is a response to the WebMD article  Mr. Pines:My name is Danielle Sarkine and I am Congressman Dan Burtons daughter. I read your article and was very displeased with some of the things you said in it. I will be copying some of your text into this email […]

  • The Congressional Autism Caucus (PDF Avail) | April 16, 2018

    The Congressional Autism Caucus (PDF Avail) | April 16, 2018

    The Congressional Autism Caucus About Representatives Mike Doyle (PA) and Chris Smith (NJ) founded and Co- Chair the Coalition for Autism Research and Education (“CARE” or “Autism Caucus”), the first-ever Congressional Membership Organization dedicated to autism advocacy on Capitol Hill. Goals The goals of the bipartisan Coalition for Autism Research and Education include, but are […]

  • Autism Family Caregivers Act of 2022, H.R.6783 (PDF Avail.) | #AutismPolitics #BanABA

    Autism Family Caregivers Act of 2022, H.R.6783 (PDF Avail.) | #AutismPolitics #BanABA

    H.R.6783 – Autism Family Caregivers Act of 2022 To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration, to award grants for providing evidence-based caregiver skills training to caregivers of children with autism spectrum disorder or other developmental disabilities or delays, and for other purposes. […]

  • Autism Speaks: Wright Calls for Greater Autism Funding on MSNBC’s Hardball | July 6, 2005 #AutisticHistory

    Autism Speaks: Wright Calls for Greater Autism Funding on MSNBC’s Hardball | July 6, 2005 #AutisticHistory

    Hardball with Chris Matthews’ for July 6 Autism Speaks co-founder Bob Wright on MSNBC TV’s “Hardball”Autism Speaks co-founder Bob Wright used a July 6 interview on the MSNBC TV program “Hardball” to call for more funding of medical research into the brain disorder. He also detailed the challenges facing families affected by autism, ranging from […]