Cure Autism Now | The New Jersey Infantile Autism Biomedical Research Act | May 11, 1999

May 11, 1999 The New Jersey Infantile Autism Biomedical Research Act - signed into law!  The Cure Autism Now Chapter successfully waged a campaign of action for all the children in New Jersey with autism. On May 11, 1999, The New Jersey Infantile Autism Biomedical Research Act was signed into law by Governor Christie Whitman …

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

Screen Shot of Cure Autism Now Page. Black Text on Yellow. Full text below. 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 …

Families Make the Critical Difference in the Pace of Autism Research | March-April 1997 

Families Make the Critical Difference in the Pace of Autism Research The Advocate March-April 1997 by: Portia Iversen & Jonathan Shestack    Families of people with autism have taken the lead in genetic research by forming AGRE, the Autism Genetic Resource Exchange. This is the world's first truly collaborative gene bank for autism. It is administered with the highest …

Cure Autism Now(CAN) Funds research in search of answers | Fall/Winter 1997

Cure Autism Now(CAN) Funds research in search of answers COSAC Outreach, Fall/Winter 1997  by Jon Shestack     The Cure Autism Now (CAN) foundation was established in California almost two years ago by a group of parents, clinicians and researchers. In looking for answers for their own children and patients, they were shocked to find how little …

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

Inventing & Then Cashing In On The Autism Epidemic | Autism: A Real Epidemic Or Better Counting? [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 | …

The Autism Coalition (ACRE): About Us, Mission Statement, History & Members | 2002

Screenshot of Autism Coalition About Us page. Full text below. The Autism Coalition  Mission Statement To raise money and dispense funds to the programs and projects of existing autism organizations who have ongoing programs to fund biomedical and applied research, and provide education and services to the autistic communityTo speak with one voice on certain …