Birmingham News: Alabama Senate Approves ‘Watered-down’ Autism Insurance Bill | April 11, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Birmingham News: Alabama Senate Approves 'Watered-down' Autism Insurance Bill April 11, 2012 MONTGOMERY (April 11, 2012) -- Birmingham News reporter Kim Chandler reported on yesterday's Senate vote on the substitute autism insurance bill, citing Autism Speaks' opposition to the legislation. Read the story below. Alabama Senate passes bill on autism insurance coverage  By Kim Chandler on April 10, 2012 at 3:47 …

Autism Speaks | Sen. Casey Introduces Congressional Resolution Designating April as ‘National Autism Awareness Month’ | March 30, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Sen. Casey Introduces Congressional Resolution Designating April as 'National Autism Awareness Month' March 30, 2012 WASHINGTON, DC (March 30) -- U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) has introduced a Congressional resolution designating April as "National Autism Awareness Month." Referring to new autism prevalence numbers released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Senator Casey said, "The …

Autism services in Michigan public schools research presented | Sept. 15, 2011 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

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). Autism services in Michigan public schools research presented September 15, 2011  The results of a first of its kind study of public school services provided to students with Autism …

Autism Speaks | KTUU-2: ‘Autism Insurance Bill Suffers Legislative Setback’ | April 10, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

KTUU-2: 'Autism Insurance Bill Suffers Legislative Setback' April 10, 2012 ANCHORAGE -- NBC affiliate, KTUU, reported on the refusal of Rep. Wes Keller, as chair of the House Health and Social Services Committee, to allow a vote on SB.74 during a hearing yesterday in Juneau. Five of the seven committee members are co-sponsors, a majority of …

Autism Speaks Responds to Detroit News Editorial | April 6, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks Responds to Detroit News Editorial April 06, 2012 DETROIT (April 6, 2012) -- The Detroit News today published "Snyder should sign autism bill," an editorial rebuttal from Lorri Unumb, Autism Speaks' vice president for state government affairs. April 5, 2012Letter: Snyder should sign autism billBy THE DETROIT NEWS The News' April 2 editorial ("Snyder should veto …

Vote augurs greater help for autistic | Reps: Cover behavioral treatment | Jan. 7, 2010 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Vote augurs greater help for autistic Reps: Cover behavioral treatment January 07, 2010 - 7:10 am  By KAREN LANGLEYMonitor staff State-regulated insurers would have to cover behavioral treatments for autism under a bill the New Hampshire House passed yesterday, the first day of the legislative session. Insurers already are required to cover autism treatments, but …

Autism Speaks | Summary of the New Hampshire Autism Insurance Reform Law – HB 569 (Connor’s Law) | #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Summary of the New Hampshire Autism Insurance Reform Law - HB 569 (Connor's Law): Sponsored by Representative Suzanne Butcher Amends current mental health parity law to require health insurance companies to provide coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disordersIn order to receive coverage, treatment must be prescribed, provided, or ordered for an individual …