Autism Speaks | Summary of Autism Insurance Reform Bills in New York | June 2010 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Senate Bill 7000B - Sponsored by Senator Neil Breslin (District 46) and Senator Thomas Duane (District 29)  Key Cosponsor: Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) Assembly Bill 10372 - Sponsored by Assemblyman Joseph D. Morelle (District 132) Key Cosponsor: Assembly Speaks Sheldon Silver Would require private health insurance companies to provide coverage for the screening, …

Autism Speaks Calls on Governor Paterson to Sign Landmark Bill Into Law  | June 21, 2010 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks Calls on Governor Paterson to Sign Landmark Bill Into Law NEW YORK, NY (June 21, 2010) - Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization, today applauded the unanimous passage of landmark legislation that will require New York-based insurance policies to provide coverage of evidence-based, medically-necessary treatment for individuals with autism, and …

Bill Passed in Albany to Make Insurers Pay for Autism Care | June 22, 2010 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Bill Passed in Albany to Make Insurers Pay for Autism Care By DANNY HAKIM Published: June 22, 2010 ALBANY — State lawmakers passed legislation this week that would require insurers to cover autism-related screenings, diagnoses and treatments. The move was a relief for parents of children with autism spectrum disorders, but was sure to increase insurance premiums …

NIMH Head Warns Autism Research Grants Would ‘Terminate’ Without CARA | Sept. 22, 2011 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

NIMH Head Warns Autism Research Grants Would ‘Terminate’ Without CARA      September 22, 2011 NEW YORK (September 22, 2011) – The head of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) has advised Congress that a critical source of federal funding for autism education, and early detection and intervention programs will “terminate” if the 2006 Combating Autism Act (CAA) is …

Autism Speaks | MSU Study Questions Ability of Public Schools to Serve Students with ASDs (PDF Avail.)| Sept. 19, 2011 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

MSU Study Questions Ability of Public Schools to Serve Students with ASDs September 19, 2011 LANSING  (September 19, 2011) -- The Michigan State University College of Education has published a study that identifies shortcomings in the level of training among Michigan public school professionals for educating students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The study findings …

New Autism Speaks Richmond/Harrisonburg Radio Ad Campaign Hails Rep. Cantor for  | Sept. 16, 2011 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

New Autism Speaks Richmond/Harrisonburg Radio Ad Campaign Hails Rep. Cantor for  September 16, 2011 NEW YORK, N.Y. (September 16, 2011) Autism Speaks, the nation’'s largest autism science and advocacy organization, today launched a major radio advertising campaign in central Virginia thanking House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA)for agreeing to post a bipartisan bill next Tuesday …

Summary of 2011 California Autism Insurance Reform Bill | Sept. 9, 2011 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Summary of 2011 California Autism Insurance Reform Bill: September 09, 2011 Senate Bill 946 Not all insurers and health plans in California are subject to the bill. For those that are: Coverage must be available for treatment to "develop or restore, to the maximum extent practicable, the functioning of an individual with pervasive developmental disorder …