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  • Autistic Voices | From Adult Misdiagnosis To Ban Seclusion in New Jersey Schools

    Autistic Voices | From Adult Misdiagnosis To Ban Seclusion in New Jersey Schools

    ADULT MISDIAGNOSIS: THE DEFAULT PATH TO AN AUTISTIC IDENTITY By Autistic Science Person, TPGA I was lucky. This story isn’t about me. But it really could have been. I found out I was autistic before ever being misdiagnosed with anything. It’s time to ban seclusion in New Jersey schools New Jersey is considering new legislation after […]

  • Divergent & Autistic Voices | From Get Your Voice Heard At The IACC To Research That Harms Autistic People

    Divergent & Autistic Voices |  From Get Your Voice Heard At The IACC To Research That Harms Autistic People

    Autism Research and the IACC: Your voice matters! ASAN “It is more important than ever to make sure autism research reflects what matters to all of us. Make your voice heard by submitting a comment to the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee before each meeting! Learn more about the IACC, and how to submit a comment, with our new resource!” […]

  • 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 […]

  • Cure Autism Now: Antibiotics for Autism | December 2000

    Antibiotics for Autism Ivanhoe Broadcast News December 2000 Antibiotics for Autism Antibiotics for AutismTelevision News Service/Medical BreakthroughsIvanhoe Broadcast News, Inc. December 2000 (Ivanhoe Newswire) — According to the National Institute of Mental Health, about 1 in every 500 people has autism — a developmental disorder that affects language and social skills. For years it’s been largely […]

  • Cure Autism Now: Autism Research Funded By NIH | Nov. 5, 1996

    Principal Investigator: LOVAAS, OLE I UCLA 405 HILGARD AVE LOS ANGELES, CA 90024-1563 Performing Organization: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES Amount: $35,018 per year Title: MULTISITE YOUNG AUTISM PROJECTGrant Expires in : 3 Fiscal Year(s) Abstract:AUTISM is a severely handicapping condition with onset in early childhood. Most persons with AUTISM require lifelong supervised or institutional […]

  • 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 […]