Tag: parent-led organization

  • Cure Autism Now: POLITICAL ACTION ALERT | May 13, 2001

    POLITICAL ACTION ALERT – Sunday, May 13, 2001 We need the immediate help of everyone in the developmentally disabled community! A group of families have recently begun an effort to get some tax relief for the more than three million families in the US who have children with developmental disabilities. The basic idea is to […]

  • An Overview of the Recent Cure Autism Now Scientific Advisory Board Meetings By Donald Ham | 2000

    Cure Autism Now working towards results? Or is it just holding interesting meetings that do not really go anywhere? This was the question Dr. Marnin Kligfeld, parent of an autistic child, brought with him as he observed a session during the recent Cure Autism Now weekend of meetings in Santa Monica, California. Leading scientists, researchers, […]

  • Cure Autism Now: Unite The Fight | November 5, 1996

    Unite The Fight Collaboration is a cornerstone of CAN’s policy. In the past, the autism community has been weakened from within by disagreements between various groups over issues such as aversives, inclusion, diagnostics etc. But there is so much more on which we all agree, most importantly, that we will work for a better life […]

  • 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

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

    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 hearing in support of HR997 and HR274 will occur on October 5.  This legislation […]

  • Breaking The Silence FAQ Sheet | 2000

    “BREAKING THE SILENCE” “Power – the ability tochange circumstances – comes from inside. It’s giving a voice to somethingthat has no voice in order to affect a change.  BREAKING THE SILENCE FAQ SHEET WHO ARE YOU AND HOW DID YOU COME TOGETHER?The list is a discussion group formed from a suggestion that came up in an e-mail […]

  • Cure Autism Now | The Autism Genetic Resource Exchange | August 1996

    Cure Autism Now | The Autism Genetic Resource Exchange | August 1996

    The Autism Genetic Resource Exchange A time for work, a time for hope, a time for gathering together Some little known facts about autism: Autism is not rare. Autism is the third most common developmental disorder. Two out of every 1000 children born in the US will be on the autistic spectrum. Autism currently effects […]