Cure Autism Now | Technology to Build Bridges | 2001 #AutisticHistory

Technology to Build Bridges Second Annual Conference Held at OracleBy Donald Ham "What makes you happy?" an audience member asked 12-year-old Rajarshi "Tito" Mukhopadhyay, a severely autistic, highly gifted boy from India in the opening session of CAN's second annual Innovative Technology in Autism Conference. With hands flapping but no hesitation, Tito answered by rapidly …

Cure Autism Now | Overview of Autism Research 1998 – 2000 | #AutisticHistory

What's New, What's Old and What's Next? 1998-2000: Overview of Autism ResearchBy Portia Iversen After forty years in the desert, major change has been underway in the field of autism research. The past two years in particular, have seen a major increase in autism research. Significant new data are beginning to accumulate, laying the ground …

Cure Autism Now(CAN) Funds research in search of answers | Fall/Winter 1997 #AutisticHistory

Cure Autism Now(CAN) Funds research in search of answers COSAC Outreach, Fall/Winter 1997  by Jon Shestack     The Cure Autism Now (CAN) foundation was established in California almost two years ago by a group of parents, clinicians and researchers. In looking for answers for their own children and patients, they were shocked to find how little …

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 …

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 …

Cure Autism Now Funds Six Research Grants Investigating Possible Link Between Mercury and Autism | Sept. 28, 2001 #AutisticHistory #AutismMyth

CURE AUTISM NOW PRESS RELEASE ANNOUNCING FUNDING OF 6 RESEARCH GRANTS September 28, 2001 Contact Information:  For Cure Autism Now:Lisa WeilEdelman Worldwide Michel SchneiderEdelman Worldwide Cure Autism Now Funds Six Research Grants Investigating Possible Link Between Mercury and Autism LOS ANGELES-September 28, 2001 - Cure Autism Now Foundation, the largest private funder of biomedical research into …

Cure Autism Now Board Of Directors, Honorary Board, AGRE Steering Committee & More | 2000 #AutisticHistory

DIRECTORS THE CAN BOARD OF DIRECTORS Portia E. Iversen  President (parent) Jonathan Shestack Vice President, Treasurer (parent) Ricki Robinson, M.D.  Medical Liaison (parent) Ellen Bolte  Secretary (parent) Sallie Bernard   Board Member (parent)  Andrea Bertrand  Board Member (parent) Anthony Edwards  Board Member  Elizabeth Emken  Board Member (parent) Nanci Fredkin  Board Member George Jones  Board Member (parent) Jonathan Kaunitz, M.D.  Board Member (parent) Marianne Lynch  Board Member (parent)  Jerome Shestack, Esq  Board member (grandparent)  THE CAN HONORARY BOARD …