U.N. Passes Unanimous Resolution Expressing ‘Deep Concern’ Over Long-Term Challenges for Persons with Autism, Developmental Disorders | Dec. 12, 2012 #AutisticHistory

U.N. Passes Unanimous Resolution Expressing 'Deep Concern' Over Long-Term Challenges for Persons with Autism, Developmental Disorders Autism Speaks Supports U.N. Call for Urgent Action  NEW YORK, N.Y. (December 12, 2012) – Today the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) unanimously passed a …

Autism Speaks Appoints New Members to Board of Directors | Dec. 8, 2008 #AutisticHistory

Autism Speaks Appoints New Members to Board of Directors Investment Banking, Television Sports and Recording Industry Executives Join Autism Speaks Leadership  NEW YORK, NY (December 8, 2008) – Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism advocacy organization, today announced the appointment of …

Cure Autism Now | Researchers In The News | 2001 #AutisticHistory

Cure Autism Now Researchers in the News Two researchers who are active in the ongoing work of Cure Autism Now have recently been in the media spotlight. They are Dr. Eric Kandel of New York's Columbia University, and Scientific Advisory Board member Dr. Ira Black of the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in Piscataway, New …

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 …

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 …

Cure Autism Now | Biological Markers Found in the Blood of Newborn Infants Who Later Develop Autism | 2001 #AutisticHistory

Biological Markers Found in the Blood of Newborn Infants Who Later Develop Autism New Hope for Screening Tool DevelopmentDr. Karin Nelson presented this important abstract titled Neuropeptides and Neurotrophins in Neonatal Blood of Children with Autism, Mental Retardation or Cerebral Palsy at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology held in San Diego, …