Compromise New York Bill Gains Autism Speaks’ Support | June 18, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Compromise New York Bill Gains Autism Speaks' Support  June 18, 2012 NEW YORK, NY (June 18, 2012) – Autism Speaks, the nation's leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced its support for the compromise worked out between New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver on the landmark Protection …

Rhode Island: Chafee signs autism insurance bill | Aug. 11, 2011 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Chafee signs autism insurance bill By: AUDREY WASHINGTON | NBC 10 Published: August 11, 2011 PROVIDENCE -- Gov. Lincoln Chafee signed a new bill into law Thursday at the State House that will require insurance companies to cover autism treatments. Rhode Island becomes the 26th state to require coverage. Just six years ago, only one state had similar legislation. "The finances of dealing with the situation is …

Autism Speaks | Rhode Island Autism Coalition Honors Rep. Palumbo, Senator O’Neill | April 28, 2011 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Rhode Island Autism Coalition Honors Rep. Palumbo, Senator O'Neill PROVIDENCE, RI (April 28, 2011) -- Rep. Peter G. Palumbo (D-Dist. 16, Cranston) and Sen. Edward J. O’Neill (I-Dist. 17, Lincoln, North Providence, Pawtucket) were honored today by the Rhode Island Autism Coalition for their continuing legislative efforts for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, their families and their …

Autism Speaks | The Salt Lake Tribune: Lack of Autism Insurance Driving Families Out of State | June 15, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

The Salt Lake Tribune: Lack of Autism Insurance Driving Families Out of State June 15, 2012 SALT LAKE CITY -- Salt Lake Tribune reporter Julia Lyon examines how the lack of autism insurance reform in Utah is driving some families out of state to obtain benefits. Without insurance for autism, Utah families leave state By …

Autism Speaks | Summary of the Rhode Island Autism Insurance Reform Bill | 2011 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Summary of the Rhode Island Autism Insurance Reform Bill: House Bill 7260 - Sponsored by State Representative Peter Palumbo Would require health insurance companies to provide coverage of the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders Coverage of treatments will be provided when prescribed, provided, or ordered for an individual diagnosed with autism by a licensed physician …

Autism Speaks | Rhode Island enacts ABLE legislation | July 14, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Rhode Island enacts ABLE legislation July 14, 2015 RI—Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo has signed House Bill Number 5564 Substitute A, legislation that allow families to set up tax-exempt 529A savings accounts for disability-related expenses. The federal ABLE Act, enacted in December of  2014, amended federal law to disregard ABLE account funds for means-tested federal programs …

Autism Speaks | Gov. Chafee Signs Bills Strengthening 2011 R.I. Reform Law | June 28, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Gov. Chafee Signs Bills Strengthening 2011 R.I. Reform Law June 28, 2012 PROVIDENCE (June 28, 2012) -- Gov. Lincoln Chafee has signed a pair of bills enabling Rhode Island families to access insurance coverage for Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) as intended under the autism insurance reform bill he signed last year, and adds pharmacy, psychology …