Archived | Grants Funded – Cure Autism Now 2006 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Cure Autism Now funded a variety of science programs designed to encourage innovative approaches toward identifying the causes, developing means of prevention and treatment and ultimately, finding a cure for autism and related disorders.Field-building research grants were a core feature of Cure Autism Now's science program: Pilot Project, Young Investigator, Treatment, and Innovative Technology in …

Archived | Autism Speaks: CAN Co-founder Publishes Book on Autism | Circa April 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks: CAN Co-founder Publishes Book on Autism Portia Iversen, Cure Autism Now co-founder, has just released her long-awaited book Strange Son: Two Mothers, Two Sons, and the Quest to Unlock the Hidden World of Autism. Iversen and her husband Jon Shestack founded CAN to find a cure and increase understanding of those affected by autism, …

Archived | Autism Speaks Announces $5 Million in New Research Grants  A Total of $30 Million Committed to Science Spending in 2007 | Circa December 20,. 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks Announces $5 Million in New Research Grants A Total of $30 Million Committed to Science Spending in 2007 NEW YORK, NY (December 20, 2007) -- Autism Speaks, an advocacy organization dedicated to raising funds and public awareness of autism in order to facilitate autism research, today announced that it has awarded just under $5 …

Archived | Autism Speaks and Cure Autism Now Complete Merger | Circa February 5, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks and Cure Autism Now Complete Merger Combined Operations of Leading Autism Organizations Will Lead to Enhanced Research, Treatment and Advocacy Programs (NEW YORK, NY – February 5, 2007) – Autism Speaks and Cure Autism Now (CAN) have completed their merger, uniting the nation's two leading autism advocacy organizations and their cutting-edge programs for …

Autism Speaks Timeline | #NotAnAutisticAlly

note: The “Autism Community” is not the Autistic Community The Autism Community was created by non-Autistic led organizations and includes mostly parents, professionals and their friends and networks. Most of what the world know about Autism is sourced from the non-autistic “Autism Community.” What’s the difference between Autism Advocacy and Autistic Advocacy? Autism Advocacy (by …

Podcast | Wake. Bake. Caffeinate. Ep. 3: Autism Speaks & The “Cure”

https://open.spotify.com/episode/30GFv5qTzCHcbZFiXN04zD?si=vrdcAfqTSw-ZFtiUdw7zcA https://youtu.be/U66-Maa8U1k Wake. Bake. Caffeinate. Episode 3 Autism Speaks & The “Cure” Trigger Warning: Eugenics, Filicide, Murder/Suicide, functioning labels, person-first language, ableism, abuse, ABA, othering, stigma, Bob & Suzanne Wright, Harry & Laura Slatkin, Alison Singer and more.  Community News including some thoughts via Autistic Science Person on Color the Spectrum event and the NEXT …

Cure Autism Now … A Brief Introduction | Video

https://youtu.be/8g1qhxkJwOQ Cure Autism Now ... A Brief History Cure Autism Now In 2007, Autism Speaks completed its merger with Cure Autism Now (CAN).[4] CAN was founded in 1995 by Jonathan Shestack and Portia Iversen, the parents of a child with autism whose story is told in the book Strange Son. It was an organization of parents, doctors …