Autism Speaks in the UK Announces a Change in Name to Autistica  | Dec 31, 2009 #AutisticHistory

Autism Speaks UK Autistica Autism Speaks in the UK Announces a Change in Name to Autistica  Autistica Will Continue to Collaborate with Autism Speaks U.S. on Autism Research and Other Issues of Mutual Interest  NEW YORK, N.Y. (December 31, 2009) – Autism Speaks and the charity of the same name in the United Kingdom are …

Autism Speaks | Autism Insurance Bill Introduced in Florida State Legislature (PDF avail.) | March 7, 2007 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

#BanABA Autism Insurance Bill Introduced in Florida State Legislature (Florida - March 7, 2007) Legislation has been introduced in Florida to require insurance coverage for autism spectrum disorders. Bills have been introduced by State Representative Ari Porth (D-96), House Bill 1291, and Senator Steven Geller (D-31), Senate Bill 2654. The bills would require Florida healthcare policies …

Autism Votes | Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee Holds First Meeting  | December 2007 #AutisticHistory #StopBigAutism #BanABA

#BanABA Autism Votes Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee Holds First Meeting (WASHINGTON, DC - December 3, 2007) The Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) met on November 30 at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC for the first time since being reconstituted as part of the Combating Autism Act of 2006 (CAA), P.L. 109-416. The CAA specifies …

Autism Speaks, Autism Votes | House Approves $8 Million for the Autism Spectrum Disorders Research Program | August 5, 2007 #AutisticHistory #StopBigAutism

#BanABA Department of Defense House Approves $8 Million for the Autism Spectrum Disorders Research Program (WASHINGTON, DC - August 5, 2007) The "Fiscal Year 2008 Defense Appropriations Act" passed by the House of Representatives contains an eight million dollar targeted appropriation for the Autism Spectrum Disorders Research Program (ASDRP). The goal of this program, launched earlier …

Autism Votes | Autism Speaks Applauds Speaker Dennis O’Brien and the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for Passage of Historic Autism Legislation | July 17, 2007 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

#BanABA Autism Speaks Applauds Speaker Dennis O'Brien and the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for Passage of Historic Autism Legislation (HARRISBURG, PA - July 17, 2007) Autism Speaks today lauded Speaker Dennis O'Brien and his colleagues in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for passing landmark autism legislation and called on the State Senate to follow suit. The …

Autism Speaks, Autism Votes | Texas Governor Signs Autism Insurance Bill Into Law | June 15, 2007 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

#BanABA Texas Governor Signs Autism Insurance Bill Into Law (TEXAS - June 15, 2007) On Friday, Texas Governor Rick Perry signed legislation mandating improved insurance coverage for children with autism. This marks the second state insurance bill enacted this month, following the signing of similar legislation in South Carolina. The bill, passed by the Texas legislature in May, …

Autism Speaks, Autism Votes: South Carolina Autism Insurance Bill Passed | June 7, 2007 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

#BanABA South Carolina Autism Insurance Bill Passed (SOUTH CAROLINA - June 7, 2007) The South Carolina House and Senate overrode Gov. Mark Sanford's 11th hour veto of a bill requiring health insurance coverage for individuals with autism spectrum disorder. The bill, “Ryan's Law”, previously passed by both the House and Senate, was vetoed on June 6, …