Archived | Autism Speaks: President Signs Bill Authorizing Funding of Combating Autism Act | December 26, 2007 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

President Signs Bill Authorizing Funding of Combating Autism Act $162 million appropriated to fund autism research, services and treatment WASHINGTON DC (Dec 26, 2007) Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism advocacy organization, today applauded as President Bush signed the Fiscal 2008 Omnibus Appropriations Act. The bill contains appropriations for the Combating Autism Act at the …

Archived | Autism Speaks: US House of Representatives Approves Funding for Combating Autism Act | December 19, 2007 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Ban ABA US House of Representatives Approves Funding for Combating Autism Act  $162 million appropriated to fund autism research, services and treatment WASHINGTON DC (December 19, 2007) Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism advocacy organization, today applauded the US House of Representatives for passing the Fiscal 2008 Omnibus Appropriations Act. The bill contains appropriations for …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee Holds First Meeting | November 30, 2007 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Ban ABA Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee Holds First Meeting The Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) met on November 30 at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC for the first time since being reconstituted as part of the Combating Autism Act of 2006 (CAA), P.L. 109-416. The CAA specifies that an Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee …

Archived | Autism Speaks: HHS Secretary Leavitt Announces Members of the New Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee | November 27, 2007 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Ban ABA HHS Secretary Leavitt Announces Members of the New Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee On Nov. 27, Secretary Mike Leavitt announced the members appointed to the Department of Health and Human Services' new Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee. This committee coordinates efforts within the department to combat autism spectrum disorders through research, screening, intervention, and education. …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Critical Vote Approaches On Key Pennsylvania Insurance Bill | June 29, 2007 #BanABA #AutisticHistory

Ban ABA Critical Vote Approaches On Key Pennsylvania Insurance Bill  The Next 48 Hours Are Crucial to Getting Measure Passed  June 29, 2007 – The Pennsylvania legislature will vote soon on the Autism Benefit Insurance Restoration Bill, introduced in the House by Speaker Dennis O'Brien and in the Senate by Senator Jane Orie. The bill …

Adoptive Families Magazine | Becoming Craig’s Mother: By Eve Reiland | February 2005

Photo of the magazine story. Full text below. Note: This article started as a journal entry and later became my first published piece. It was printed in the February 2005 Adoptive Families Magazine. My wee baby written about here is going to be 18 next month and graduating high school this year. He’s an incredible …