Archived | Autism Speaks Government Relations New: Subcommittee Holds Hearing on the Role of Medicaid for Americans with Disabilities | January 16, 2008 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Government Relations NewsSubcommittee Holds Hearing on the Role of Medicaid for Americans with Disabilities Washington, DC (January 16, 2008) – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce - Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Congressman Frank J. Pallone (NJ), held a hearing on Wednesday, January 16, 2008, investigating Medicaid's role in the lives of individuals with …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Override Veto Lost by Two Votes | November 20, 2007 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Ban ABA Override Veto Lost by Two Votes On Thursday night, the U.S. House of Representatives failed to override President Bush's veto of the fiscal year 2008 Labor, Health and Human Services appropriations bill by a margin of just two votes. This legislation contains the actual funding for the provisions of the Combating Autism Act …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Combating Autism Act Funding Jeopardized | November 15, 2007 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Ban ABA Combating Autism Act Funding Jeopardized On Thursday, November 15, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to sustain President Bush's veto of the fiscal year 2008 Labor, Health and Human Services appropriations bill. This legislation contains the actual funding for the provisions of the Combating Autism Act, the critical legislation passed last year that …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Texas Autism Insurance Bill – House Bill 1919 | June 15, 2007 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Ban ABA Texas Autism Insurance Bill – House Bill 1919Texas Governor Rick Perry signed House Bill 1919 into law on June 15, 2007. The new law mandates for better insurance coverage for children with autism.  It is estimated that Texas could save up to $771.5 million in special education costs alone, within the first 10 …

Archived | Autism Speaks Statement of Support | November 13, 2007 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Ban ABA Autism Speaks Statement of Support Autism Speaks, the world's leading foundation dedicated to autism research, urges all Members of Congress to vote to override President Bush's veto of H.R. 3043, the FY 2008 Labor, Health and Human Services Appropriations bill. Last December, Congress passed unanimously, and President Bush signed into law, the Combating …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Conference Committee Approves Increase in Budget for Autism Services and Treatment | November 1, 2007 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

ban ABA Conference Committee Approves Increase in Budget for Autism Services and Treatment On November 1, the joint House and Senate conference committee approved $37 million for autism services and treatment programs at the Health and Human Services's Health Resources and Services Administration. This represents a $17 million increase over last year's level, and is …

Archived | Autism Speaks Pennsylvania: Autism Spectrum Disorders Coverage | July 2007 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks: Not An Autistic Ally #BanABA Pennsylvania: Autism Spectrum Disorders Coverage  HB 1150 HAS PASSED IN THE PA HOUSE!!  In July 2007, House Bill (HB) 1150, the Autism Spectrum Disorders Coverage bill, was passed by the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. The passage of this bill in the House brought the parents in Pennsylvania one …