On Autism’s Cause, It’s Parents vs. Research | June 25, 2005 #AutisticHistory

On Autism's Cause, It's Parents vs. Research Kristen Ehresmann, a Minnesota Department of Health official, had just told a State Senate hearing that vaccines with microscopic amounts of mercury were safe. Libby Rupp, a mother of a 3-year-old girl with autism, was incredulous. "How did my daughter get so much mercury in her?" Ms. Rupp …

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

[Jump To The Most Recent Celebrity List >>] 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 …

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 | Whose DNA Is It, Anyway? | Oct. 24, 1997 #AutisticHistory

Oct.24th, 1997Whose DNA Is It, Anyway?Eliot Marshall Three NIH institutes are trying to open up collections of DNA to spur hunts for disease genes, but clinicians fear that molecular biologists will skim the cream off years of their painstaking work "I thought the movie business was rough," says Los Angeles filmmaker Jon Shestack, but in …