Autism Speaks | Bill Raising Age Cap to 21 Voted Out of Senate, Heads to House | March 29, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Bill Raising Age Cap to 21 Voted Out of Senate, Heads to House March 29, 2012 MONTPELIER (March 29, 2012) -- The Senate unanimously approved a bill, S.223, that would expand the state's 2010 autism insurance reform law to cover children above the age of 6 to age 21. The amended bill sets no annual cap …

Autism Speaks | 3-Bill Insurance Reform Package Voted Out of Legislature, Sent to Gov. Snyder | March 29, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

3-Bill Insurance Reform Package Voted Out of Legislature, Sent to Gov. Snyder March 29, 2012 LANSING -- The House overwhelmingly approved the autism insurance reform bills, SB.414 and 415, by votes of 91-19 and a companion bill, SB.981, by an 84-26 vote. The Senate quickly concurred with amendments that had been added in House committee and …

Autism Speaks to Congress: Why Do Federal Dollars for Autism Go Down When Prevalence Is On the Rise? | March 29, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks to Congress: Why Do Federal Dollars for Autism Go Down When Prevalence Is On the Rise? March 29, 2012 WASHINGTON, DC (March 29, 2012) -- Testifying before House Appropriations Committee, Peter Bell, Autism Speaks executive vice president for programs and services, said the nation's autism community is growing increasingly impatient with what it views …

Autism Speaks | Testimony Presented To The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health And Human Service … (PDF Avail) | March 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

autism_speaks_testimony_for_house_appropriations_subcommitteeDownload TESTIMONY PRESENTED TO THE HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEEON LABOR, HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, EDUCATION, AND RELATEDAGENCIES BY PETER H. BELL, EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT FOR PROGRAMS AND SERVICES AT AUTISM SPEAKS Chairman Rehberg, Ranking Member DeLauro, and members of the subcommittee, thank you for the opportunity to offer testimony on the importance of continued funding for …

Autism Speaks | Potential Repeal Bill Dies in Maine Senate | March 29, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Potential Repeal Bill Dies in Maine Senate March 29, 2012 AUGUSTA (March 29, 2012) -- A bill that would have barred insurance benefits that exceed the requirements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the federal heath care reform law, was referred back to Senate committee where no further action is expected. The bill, LD.882, had been …

Mayor Menino hosts first ever Autism Summit in the City of Boston | April 3, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Mayor Menino hosts first ever Autism Summit in the City of Boston For Immediate ReleaseApril 03, 2009Released By:Mayor's OfficeFor More Information Contact:Press Officepressoffice@cityofboston.gov Summit launches Mayor's Autism  Initiative during National Autism Awareness Month Mayor Thomas M. Menino today welcomed over 120 key stakeholders, including parents, advocates, educators, and public health officials, to the first ever Autism …