Autism Speaks | Congress Hears Of Global Challenges, Advances In Autism | July 24, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Congress Hears Of Global Challenges, Advances In Autism July 24, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC (July 24, 2014) -- A House subcommittee heard expert testimony yesterday on the global challenges and advances occurring with autism research and services, with a special focus on the needs of individuals transitioning into adulthood. Michael Rosanoff, Autism Speaks' associate director of public health …

Autism Speaks | ABLE Act Wins Warm Reception At Senate Hearing | July 23, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

ABLE Act Wins Warm Reception At Senate Hearing July 23, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC (July 23, 2014) -- The ABLE Act, which would allow tax-free savings accounts for people with disabilities, was warmly received today by a U.S. Senate committee which heard testimony from supportive witnesses, including Bob D'Amelio, a North Carolina advocate who spoke on behalf of …

Autism Speaks | NC Families Demand Better Autism Insurance At Capital Rally (PDF Avail.) | July 14, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #EndAutismSpeaks

NC Families Demand Better Autism Insurance At Capital Rally July 15, 2014 RALEIGH, NC (July 15, 2014) -- With time running short in the current legislative session, families from around North Carolina rallied at the Capitol today to demand the state Senate consider an autism insurance reform bill already passed twice by the House. At the …

Autism Speaks | South Dakota Adds Consultant To Autism Study | July 14, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #ENDAutismSpeaks

South Dakota Adds Consultant To Autism Study July 14, 2014 (July 14, 2014) -- The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation (DLR) has hired Health Management Associates to assist with a study on autism treatment and insurance. State agencies began the study in April in response to a bill enacted by the Legislature after the Senate refused to consider an …

Autism Speaks Takes On ‘Big Insurance’ In NC With Ad Campaign | July 15, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #STOPBigAutism #EndAutismSpeaks

Ban ABA Autism Speaks Takes On 'Big Insurance' In NC With Ad Campaign July 15, 2014 RALEIGH, NC (July 14, 2014) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced the launch of newspaper advertisements supporting families affected by autism in their fight towards autism insurance reform in the North Carolina Legislature. …

Autism Speaks | Founding Member Of Legal Resource Center Joins Federal Bench | July 10, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Founding Member Of Legal Resource Center Joins Federal Bench July 10, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC (July 10, 2014) -- The Senate has confirmed Philadelphia attorney, Cheryl Krause, a founding member of the Autism Speaks Legal Resource Center, to serve on the 3rd Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals whose jurisdiction includes Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and the U.S. Virgin Islands. …

Autism Speaks | Major Medicaid Breakthrough Announced For Autism | July 8, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #EndAutismSpeaks

Major Medicaid Breakthrough Announced For Autism July 08, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC (July 8, 2014) -- In a major victory for Medicaid coverage of autism, a federal agency has directed the states to cover medically necessary treatments for autism for children and young adults, including behavioral health treatments such as Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). An estimated one-third of all children …