House Bill HR274: Autism Statistics, Surveillance, Research, and Epidemiology Act of 1999 (ASSURE) | Jan. 6, 1999 #AutisticHistory #StopBigAutism

The following is the full text of House Bill HR274  HR 274 IH 106th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 274 To provide surveillance and research to better understand the prevalence and pattern of autism and other pervasive developmental disabilities so that effective treatment and prevention strategies can be implemented. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES January …

Autism Speaks | Federal Judge to Florida Medicaid: Cover ABA Now | Nov. 10, 2013 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Federal Judge to Florida Medicaid: Cover ABA Now November 10, 2013 MIAMI (November 10, 2013) -- A federal judge has ordered Florida's Medicaid program to immediately cover applied behavior analysis (ABA) for children with autism "to prevent irreversible harm to these children’s health and development." The Autism Speaks Legal Resource Center filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the case on behalf …

Autism Speaks Autism Genetic Resource Exchange Joins the National Database for Autism Research Federation | Dec. 12, 2011 #AutisticHistory #StopBigAutism

Autism Speaks Autism Genetic Resource Exchange Joins the National Database for Autism Research Federation Creates Largest Source of Autism Research Data to Date  NEW YORK, N.Y. (DECEMBER 12, 2011) – Autism Speaks – North America’s largest autism science and advocacy organization – joins the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in announcing the addition of Autism …

Autism Speaks | October 23, 2009 IACC Meeting Summary | #AutisticHistory #BanABA

October 23, 2009 IACC Meeting Summary  Bethesda, MD (October 23, 2009) -- The Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) met on Friday, October 23, at the National Institutes of Health, in Bethesda, Md.IACC Chair Thomas Insel, M.D. opened the meeting by reporting that NINDS Director Story Landis, Ph.D. had resigned as a federal member of the Committee. In a …

NIH Autism Center of Excellence Network and Autism Speaks Announce Launch of Most Comprehensive Study of Earliest Possible Causes of Autism | June 9, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

NIH Autism Center of Excellence Network and Autism Speaks Announce Launch of Most Comprehensive Study of Earliest Possible Causes of Autism Leading Researchers Nationwide to Participate in EARLI Study  PHILADELPHIA, PENN. (June 9, 2009) – A network of leading autism researchers from three regions across the country today launched one of the largest research studies …

IACC Members List | February 2013 #AutisticHistory #StopBigAutism #BanABA

IACC: Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee Federal Members Thomas R. Insel, M.D. Director, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and Chair of the IACC Dr. Thomas Insel has served as Chair of the IACC since it was first convened in January 2007 after being reconstituted under the Combating Autism Act of 2006. Dr. Insel is the …

Archived | Press Release: Autism Summit Conference | Circa November 14, 2003 #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Screenshot of NIH News regarding the Autism Summit Conference in November 2003. Full text below. Autism Summit Conference A national conference focusing on the Federal government's role in biomedical autism research, early screening and diagnosis, and improving access to autism services will be held November 19-20, 2003, at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. …