Archived | Parents push  for autism cure | Circa February 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Portia Iversen and Jonathan Shestack during Cure Autism Now Celebrates Third Annual "Acts of Love" - Arrivals at Coronet Theatre in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by J.Sciulli/WireImage for Cure Autism Now) [Note: This article is for archive purposes in Autistic History. It’s to illustrate the the voices heard during this era. It’s to …

Archived | Autism Treatment & Research Hearing: Statement of Bradley Whitford, Actor & Volunteer at Autism Speaks | Circa April 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Senator Harkin. Thank you very much for your statement, and thank you for taking your time to be here today, and for all of your involvement in this issue.Next, we'll turn to Mr. Bradley Whitford, well-known Broadway and TV actor, who is probably best-known for his role, of course, on ``West Wing''. Mr. Whitford studied …

The time is now, Autism Speaks: Shut up. | Eve Reiland

https://www.facebook.com/EveReiland/posts/10157175134042823 You've seen me hammering on Autism Speaks (A$) over the years, and I believe even now it's hard for folks to fathom how incredibly invasive this horrible organization has been in Autistic people's lives. Many don't realize all these problematic Autism organizations are connected in some manner to A$ as well. OK, here's some …

Cure Autism Now … A Brief Introduction | Video

https://youtu.be/8g1qhxkJwOQ Cure Autism Now ... A Brief History Cure Autism Now In 2007, Autism Speaks completed its merger with Cure Autism Now (CAN).[4] CAN was founded in 1995 by Jonathan Shestack and Portia Iversen, the parents of a child with autism whose story is told in the book Strange Son. It was an organization of parents, doctors …

#StopSpectrum10k | Parents push for autism cure – NBC Nightly News with Cure Autism Now & Daniel Geschwind | Circa February 23, 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly

By Robert Bazell NBC News   updated 2/23/2005 1:20:52 PM ET LOS ANGELES — Portia Iverson and Jon Shestack learned their first child, Dov, had severe autism in 1995, when he was almost three years old. "I just remember sitting by his crib and just crying and crying," says Portia. "He was slipping away, every minute." Like all parents, …