Autism Speaks | District of Columbia Signs On to Autism Insurance Reform | July 24, 2013 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

District of Columbia Signs On to Autism Insurance Reform July 24, 2013 WASHINGTON, DC (July 24, 2013) -- District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray has signed an insurance reform bill requiring coverage for applied behavior analysis (ABA) for autism through small group and individual policies starting next year. The District joins 33 states that have enacted autism insurance reform with …

Autism Speaks | Is Autism political? Should it be? | Sept. 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Is Autism political? Should it be? By Shelley Hendrix Granted, as Director of Grassroots Development at Autism Speaks, I have a bias on this topic rooted in the belief that America is still America - the best country in the world. Why? Because we can identify a problem, propose a solution and with hard work, …

Autism Speaks | ‘1 in 88 Can’t Wait’ Video Released | Sept. 18, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

[Note: The ’autism community’ referenced here is a different community than the Autistic community. The ’autism community’ prevented Autistics from participating in legislation, Autistic healthcare initiatives and more in a meaningful manner. Instead, Autistics are used as a prop, token or ‘self-narrating zoo exhibit’ in these initiatives. ] '1 in 88 Can't Wait' Video Released September …

Autism Speaks Endorses TRICARE Study Bill | Sept. 13, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks Endorses TRICARE Study Bill September 13, 2012 WASHINGTON, DC (September 13, 2012) -- Autism Speaks has endorsed a bill sponsored by Rep. Steve Stivers (OH-15) that would require the Department of Defense to review TRICARE policy for the children of military families, including those with special needs. The bill expresses the sense of Congress that children of military …

Autism Speaks | FAQs on the Wisconsin Autism Insurance Reform Law | 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

FAQs on the Wisconsin Autism Insurance Reform Law: 1. What does the Wisconsin autism insurance reform law do? Broadly speaking, the law does two main things: It requires private health insurance companies to provide coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder of at least $50,000 for intensive-level services per year for a …

Autism Speaks | Governor Doyle Announces Implementation of Autism Coverage | Oct. 19, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

News Release From the Office Wisconsin's Office of the Commissioner of Insurance: Governor Doyle Announces Implementation of Autism Coverage (October 19, 2009) Madison, WI—Governor Jim Doyle today announced an emergency rule implementing new provisions in state law requiring insurance coverage of autism spectrum disorders. "We have worked long and hard for this day, and I …

Autism Speaks | New Autism Votes T-Shirts: Get ‘Em While They’re Hot! | Sept. 13, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

(Note: One in 88 Can’t Wait for Autism Speaks to STFU and get out of our #AutisticHealthcare <— That’s a T-shirt I’d buy. - Eve Reiland) New Autism Votes T-Shirts: Get 'Em While They're Hot! September 13, 2012 NEW YORK (September 13, 2012) -- Now you can get our brand new Autism Votes 2012 Election T-shirts …