Autism Speaks | HHS Report to Congress: How Federal Funds For Autism Are Spent | Feb. 28, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

HHS Report to Congress: How Federal Funds For Autism Are Spent February 28, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC (February 28, 2014) -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has reported to Congress on how funding dedicated to autism research and services under the Combating Autism Act (CAA) has been allocated and the progress that has been achieved under …

Autism Speaks | HHS Report to Congress: How Federal Funds For Autism Are Spent | Feb. 28, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

HHS Report to Congress: How Federal Funds For Autism Are Spent February 28, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC (February 28, 2014) -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has reported to Congress on how funding dedicated to autism research and services under the Combating Autism Act (CAA) has been allocated and the progress that has been achieved under …

Autism Speaks | Autism Speaks Weighs In On MA Adult Housing Bill | Feb. 25, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks Weighs In On MA Adult Housing Bill February 25, 2014 BOSTON (February 25, 2014) -- Autism Speaks joined with other autism advocates at a joint legislative hearing today in support a bill designed to address the shortage of affordable housing for individuals with intellectual disabilities, including autism. Leslie Long [left], Autism Speaks' director of adult …

Autism Speaks | Georgia Senate Approves Compromise Insurance Bill | Feb. 25, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

140591-1Download Georgia Senate Approves Compromise Insurance Bill February 25, 2014 ATLANTA (February 25, 2014) -- The Georgia Senate voted unanimously for a compromise autism insurance bill after hearing several lawmakers, some in tears and one quoting from the Gettysburg Address, argue for passage of the bill. It goes now to the House of Representatives. Sponsored by Senator Tim Golden of …

Autism Speaks | South Dakota House Votes 57-12 For Autism Insurance Reform | Feb. 24, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

South Dakota House Votes 57-12 For Autism Insurance Reform February 24, 2014 PIERRE, SD (February 24, 2014) -- The South Dakota House of Representatives yesterday approved an autism insurance reform bill 57-12 and sent the measure to the Senate. As amended by a House committeee, the bill, HB.1257, sets no dollar or visit caps on treatments, or age limits …

Autism Speaks | Steinberg Calls March 4 Hearing To Assess Insurance Law (PDF Avail.) | Feb. 21, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #STOPBigAutism

ca.sb_946_hearing_fDownload Steinberg Calls March 4 Hearing To Assess Insurance Law February 21, 2014 SACRAMENTO (February 21, 2014) -- California Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg has scheduled a March 4 hearing to examine the impacts of the state's 2011 autism insurance reform law, including a review of how the Regional Centers have been affected. The hearing …

Autism Speaks | Breakthrough In Georgia As New Bill Heads To Senate Floor | Feb. 20, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Breakthrough In Georgia As New Bill Heads To Senate Floor February 20, 2014 ATLANTA (February 20, 2014) -- The Georgia Senate Insurance Committee yesterday unanimously approved a new autism insurance reform bill that had been introduced just hours earlier. During the hearing, Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle [below], making his first-ever appearance at a committee meeting, offered support …