Archived | Families For Effective Autism Treatment (FEAT) Newsletter: Critics call state’s autism settlement a ‘sham’ | Circa July 20, 2011 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Once again the Department Heads and Public Officials Californians entrusted to protect our precious children have been busy in back rooms collaborating with and protecting the very entities we charged them with watching. Our Governor and his Department of Managed Health Care have turned a blind eye to the damage being done to our Children with Autism by …

Archived | Expanding the Promise for Individuals With Autism Act (EPIAA) of 2007 S. 937 | Circa March 20, 2007

Screenshot of S. 937 cover text. Shown Here:Introduced in Senate (03/20/2007) 110th CONGRESS1st Session S. 937 To improve support and services for individuals with autism and their families.  IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES March 20, 2007 Mrs. Clinton (for herself and Mr. Allard) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Senate HELP Committee Releases Thimerosal Report | Circa September 28, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Read the complete report thimerosal_and_asd_enzi_reportDownload Senate HELP Committee Releases Thimerosal Report On Friday, September 28, the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP Committee) released a report from Ranking Member Senator Michael B. Enzi (R-WY), entitled Thimerosal and Autism Spectrum Disorders: Alleged Misconduct by Government Agencies and Private Entities. (Download link above) …

Archived | Autism Speaks: South Carolina Autism Insurance Bill Passed | Circa June 7, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly #LegislationWithoutRepresentation

June 7, 2007 South Carolina Autism Insurance Bill Passed Legislature Overrides Governor's Veto to Pass Comprehensive Insurance Mandate 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 …

Archived | Autism Treatment & Research Hearing: Prepared Statement of the National Autism Association | Circa April 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Prepared Statement of the National Autism Association On behalf of the Board of Directors and membership of the National Autism Association and SafeMinds, we thank Senator Harkin and all the committee members for holding these hearings to ensure funding the Combating Autism Act. Once fully funded, this landmark legislation will help answer questions of vital …

Archived | Autism Treatment & Research Hearing: Additional Statements For The Record | Circa April 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

ADDITIONAL STATEMENTS FOR THE RECORDSenator Harkin. Well, I hope and trust that we'll be looking at that and that NIH will be examining that. I hope this May 1 IRB will come through and it will be moving ahead on that, in that area of research. [The statements follow:] Prepared Statement of Senator Thad Cochran …

Archived | Autism Treatment & Research Hearing: Treatment Research | Circa April 17, 2007

TREATMENT RESEARCH Senator Harkin. I wanted to ask you a question, and I'm glad my panels are still here for Dr. Gerberding, Dr. Insel. In this party, in Discover magazine, there's some interesting, interesting language about different approaches to treating kids, people with autism. There's some indication that using chelation therapy, chelation therapy, which I'm …