Autism: A Real Epidemic Or Better Counting? | Part 2 Of A Series

Inventing & Then Cashing In On The Autism Epidemic | Autism: A Real Epidemic Or Better Counting? [Content Warning: Autistic history is very triggering. Please take caution this piece includes ableism, stigma, eugenics, homophobia, abuse, and more.] Autism: A Real Epidemic Or Better Counting? INVENTING AND THEN CASHING IN ON THE AUTISM EPIDEMIC” SERIES | …

CONGRESSMAN BURTON’S DAUGHTER RESPONDS TO WEBMD ARTICLE | April 2000

Rep. Dan Burton has gray hair and is wearing a blue suit, white shirt and red ties. CONGRESSMAN BURTON'S DAUGHTER RESPONDS TO WEBMD ARTICLEThis is a response to the WebMD article  Mr. Pines:My name is Danielle Sarkine and I am Congressman Dan Burtons daughter. I read your article and was very displeased with some of …

Autism and Childhood Vaccines Hearing Testimony: Kenneth Curtis | April 6, 2000

See testimony here >> Read full testimony here >> Mr. Burton. OK. We will now proceed with our witnesses. As a practice, especially since we are talking about something as important as the various problems that have been occurring with you folks with autistic children, I would like to ask everybody to rise. On our …

Cure Autism Now | Autism a test case for genome research | Feb. 20, 2001 #AutisticHistory

Autism a test case for genome research By Faye Flam, INQUIRER STAFF WRITERThe Inquirer, philly.comTuesday, February 20, 2001 If all the hoopla is to be believed, the mapping of the human genome will lead to cures for everything from cancer to heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer's, schizophrenia and autism. Indeed, the $3 billion Human Genome Project …

Cure Autism Now | Autistic kid keeps mom in the fight | Feb. 7, 1999 #AutisticHistory

The Home News TribuneFebruary 07, 1999Rick Malwitz Autistic kid keeps mom in the fight Agnes Cushing-Ruby is fighting a good fight. She has my support, merits yours and deserves the governors.  I met her five years ago when she was fighting to keep a teacher in place in Woodbridge. The teacher had gotten through to …

Cure Autism Now | IS AUTISM INCURABLE? | 1998 #AutisticHistory

IS AUTISM INCURABLE? By Michele Mohr Imagine being in a foreign country where you don't understand the language or the customs and where your failure to act as the residents do is interpreted as stubbornness or stupidity. That scenario, according to parents and researchers, characterizes the world of an autistic child.  Autism is a neurobiological …

Cure Autism Now | The Enemy Within via People Magazine | Sept. 23, 1996 #AutisticHistory

The Enemy WithinPeople Magazine (September 23, 1996) September 23, 1996 "No baby was desired more," says Jonathan Shestack of his son Dov. His birth in 1992 was going to mark another happy chapter for Shestack, producer of an upcoming Harrison Ford thriller,and Portia Iversen, an Emmy-winning art director turned scriptwriter. After a seven-year courtship, the …