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 …

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 …

Casey Announces $143,000 Going to Friendship House of Lackawanna County To Create Autism Center | April 16, 2009

Casey Announces $143,000 Going to Friendship House of Lackawanna County To Create Autism Center Thursday, April 16, 2009 CRANTON, PA- U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today announced $143,000 going to the Friendship House of Lackawanna …

Gorton Testifies Before Senate Panel on Autism Research | Sept. 16, 1999 #AutisticHistory #AutismPolitics

Gorton Testifies Before Senate Panel on Autism Research September 16, 1999 Actor Anthony Edwards and UW Scientist, Geraldine Dawson Join in Support for Gorton's Autism Research Bill WASHINGTON DC–Senator Slade Gorton (R-WA) testified before the Senate Subcommittee on Health today about the need for increased efforts to research the causes and possible prevention methods for …

CURE AUTISM NOW POLITICAL ACTION  | July 16, 2001 #AutisticHistory

CURE AUTISM NOW POLITICAL ACTION  POLITICAL ACTION ALERT - Monday, July 16, 2001 To parents and friends of all developmentally disabled children: Our tax credit bill was introduced in the Senate by Senator Torrecelli (D-NJ) and in the House by Congressman English (R-21st PA) the last week of June. The Senate bill is S.1122, and …