Conan O’Brien To Host Autism Speaks To Los Angeles Celebrity Chef Gala | Aug. 28, 2015 #AutisticHistory

Conan O'Brien To Host Autism Speaks To Los Angeles Celebrity Chef Gala August 28, 2015 In celebration of its 10th anniversary, Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, brings to Los Angeles a unique dinner party. The Autism Speaks to Los Angeles Celebrity Chef Gala will showcase award-winning chefs at its first local fundraising gala, …

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 | 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 | Seeking A Cure: Parents & Researchers Dedicate Themselves To Helping Those With Autism | June 1, 1997 #AutisticHistory

SEEKING A CURE Parents and Researchers Dedicate Themselves to Helping Those with Autism Sunday, June 1, 1997 By Naazish Yar Khan. Special to the Tribune. Gail Kraska had a normal delivery, and there were no dramatic signs early on suggesting what was ahead for her son Jonathan. "There was normal development with crawling, walking, everything except …

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 …

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 …

Cure Autism Now | Political Action News: Children’s Health Act of 2000 | July 17, 2000 #AutisticHistory #StopBigAutism

POLITICAL ACTION NEWS Senate Children's Health Bill - Senate Bill S2868 Monday, July 17, 2000  The Senate has introduced the bipartisan Children's Health Act of 2000, which includes all the autism provisions found in the Advancement in Pediatric Autism Research Act, S.512. A companion bill has already passed in the house. Senator Frist, and Senator Jeffords, who chairs …