Dear Celebrities: If You Want To Support Autistics, Then The Time Is Now To Stop Silencing Us & Listen Up 

[Jump To Celebrity List Below >>] In the past two decades celebrities, some knowingly and many unknowingly, have consistently spoken over Autistics to support Cure Autism Now, Autism Speaks, and their cohorts in the name of ’autism awareness’ or to ’save a generation of children’ from being Autistic. Some of these celebrities have testified to …

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

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 …

Cure Autism Now | Families Make the Critical Difference in the Pace of Autism Research Via The Advocate | April 1997 #AutisticHistory

March-April 1997The Advocate By Portia Iversen & Jonathan Shestack Families Make the Critical Difference in the Pace of Autism Research     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 scientific …

CURE AUTISM NOW STATEMENT ON CONGRESSIONAL VACCINE HEARING | April 6, 2000 #AutisticHistory

CURE AUTISM NOW STATEMENT ON CONGRESSIONAL VACCINE HEARING Thursday, April 06, 2000 1:29 PM (Los Angeles)- April 6, 2000- At this moment in time CAN believes that nothing is as important for the autism community as moving forward on House Bill 3301 which mandates: Centers of Excellence for autism research, national awareness programs and epidemiology …

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 …