Cure Autism Now Secures Inclusion of $2.4 Million Appropriation for National Autism Awareness and Physician Education Program  | 2003 #AutisticHistory

Cure Autism Now Secures Inclusion of $2.4 Million Appropriation for National Autism Awareness and Physician Education Program The Cure Autism Now Foundation has learned that its request for funds for a physician education and public awareness program, aimed at the early identification of children with autism, was approved for inclusion in the Federal Fiscal 2004 …

Cure Autism Now | Biological Markers Found in the Blood of Newborn Infants Who Later Develop Autism | 2001 #AutisticHistory

Biological Markers Found in the Blood of Newborn Infants Who Later Develop Autism New Hope for Screening Tool DevelopmentDr. Karin Nelson presented this important abstract titled Neuropeptides and Neurotrophins in Neonatal Blood of Children with Autism, Mental Retardation or Cerebral Palsy at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology held in San Diego, …

Cure Autism Now | Autism Group Works Toward Brightening the Future | 2001 #AutisticHistory

Autism Group Works Toward Brightening the Future By ROSIE MESTEL,  Times Medical Writer Jon Shestack, left, with family members Miriam, 7, Gabriel, 3, mom Portia Iverson and 8-year-old Dov, who is autistic. On a recent Monday morning, 8-year-old Dov Shestack is off to Culver City, backpack full of snacks and a change of clothes. After …

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, …

Children’s Health Act of 2000 (PDF Avail.) | October 17, 2000 #AutisticHistory

plaw-106publ310Download PUBLIC LAW 106–310—OCT. 17, 2000Public Law 106–310 106th Congress Children's Health Act The Children's Health Act of 2000 (Pub.L. 106–310, 114 Stat. 1101, enacted October 17, 2000), signed by President Clinton on October 17, 2000, was brought into law to conduct a study focusing on children from before conception to 21 years of age. The law authorized the formation of …

Cure Autism Now | Autism Group Works Toward Brightening the Future | 2001 #AutisticHistory

Autism Group Works Toward Brightening the Future By ROSIE MESTEL,  Times Medical Writer Jon Shestack, left, with family members Miriam, 7, Gabriel, 3, mom Portia Iverson and 8-year-old Dov, who is autistic. On a recent Monday morning, 8-year-old Dov Shestack is off to Culver City, backpack full of snacks and a change of clothes.  After …

Cure Autism Now | Law moves children one step closer to cure | Nov. 1, 2000 #AutisticHistory #StopBigAutism

Law moves children one step closer to cure By Evelyn Tan PowersUSA TODAYNov 1, 2000 The quietly overwhelmed parents of children with autism found new reason for hope in mid-October when President Clinton signed the Children's Health Act of 2000. The law is a victory for one parent in particular: Jonathan Shestack, producer of the …