Cure Autism Now: President Clinton Signs Children’s Health Act, Will Provide $200 Million for Autism Research | Oct. 17, 2000 #AutisticHistory

President Clinton Signs Children's Health Act, Will Provide $200 Million for Autism Research CAN Parents were Key to Success "At 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 17, 2000 President Clinton signed the Children's Health Act of 2000 into law. The United States government has spoken with compassion and vision for a large group of suffering Americans, …

Cure Autism Now | MOTHER TRIES TO RAISE AWARENESS OF AUTISM | Oct. 18, 1998 #AutisticHistory

Sunday, October 18, 1998 Abby Collins-Sears Column: Working for a CauseCONTRA COSTA TIMES MOTHER TRIES TO RAISE AWARENESS OF AUTISM Danville Woman, Whose Son is Afflicted with the Disorder, Works for Treatments, Early Detection, Prevention, and a Cure   When Elizabeth Emken's first child, Alex, was born six years ago, she held him in her arms, looked into …

Cure Autism Now Board Of Directors, Honorary Board, AGRE Steering Committee & More | 2000 #AutisticHistory

DIRECTORS THE CAN BOARD OF DIRECTORS Portia E. Iversen  President (parent) Jonathan Shestack Vice President, Treasurer (parent) Ricki Robinson, M.D.  Medical Liaison (parent) Ellen Bolte  Secretary (parent) Sallie Bernard   Board Member (parent)  Andrea Bertrand  Board Member (parent) Anthony Edwards  Board Member  Elizabeth Emken  Board Member (parent) Nanci Fredkin  Board Member George Jones  Board Member (parent) Jonathan Kaunitz, M.D.  Board Member (parent) Marianne Lynch  Board Member (parent)  Jerome Shestack, Esq  Board member (grandparent)  THE CAN HONORARY BOARD …

Cure Autism Now Government Affairs | July 31, 2002 #AutisticHistory

Cure Autism Now Government Affairs Government Relations Alert July 31, 2002 Congress has recently been kind to the autism community and Senator Frist in particular was a prime supporter of the pediatric health act, which is why it is particularly disappointing to have the effort on S2503 led by a man who has always been …

CURE AUTISM NOW POLITICAL ACTION  | July 16, 2001 #AutisticHistory

CURE AUTISM NOW POLITICAL ACTION  POLITICAL ACTION ALERT - Monday, July 16, 2001 To parents and friends of all developmentally disabled children: Our tax credit bill was introduced in the Senate by Senator Torrecelli (D-NJ) and in the House by Congressman English (R-21st PA) the last week of June. The Senate bill is S.1122, and …

CURE AUTISM NOW (CAN) APPLAUDS SENATE ACTION ON CHILDREN’S HEALTH BILL | Sept. & Oct. 2000 #AutisticHistory

POLITICAL ACTION NEWS Senate Children's Health Bill - Senate Bill S2868 Friday, Sept 15,, 2000 It's not time to declare victory yet, but we are closer to success than we have ever been before. The preconference between the House and the Senate to iron out the different versions of the bill has been successful, and the autism language has …

A Day In Washington: An Open Letter To All Families From Jon Shestack, co-founder of CAN | May 5, 2000 #AutisticHistory #StopBigAutism

A DAY IN WASHINGTON An Open Letter To All Families From Jon Shestack, co-founder of CAN Dear Friends,  On Wednesday, May 5th, I had the privilege of joining Doug Flutie (star quarterback for the Buffalo Bills and the father of a little boy with autism) and Anthony Edwards (Actor and CAN Honorary Board member) for …