Cure Autism Now | Families Make the Critical Difference in the Pace of Autism Research Via The Advocate | April 1997 #AutisticHistory

March-April 1997The Advocate By Portia Iversen & Jonathan Shestack Families Make the Critical Difference in the Pace of Autism Research     Families of people with autism have taken the lead in genetic research by forming AGRE, the Autism Genetic Resource Exchange. This is the world's first truly collaborative gene bank for autism. It is administered with the highest scientific …

Autism Speaks | House Members Respond to CDC Announcement | March 27, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #AutisticHealthcare

Ban ABA House Members Respond to CDC Announcement March 27, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC (March 27, 2014) -- Members of the U.S. House of Representatives issued the following statements today in response to the new autism prevalence estimates made by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. HOUSE MAJORITY LEADER ERIC CANTOR (R-VA)(Championed Kids First Research Act directing $126 …

Autism Speaks | Congressman Raises Over $27,000 at Bike to the Beach | Aug. 6, 2013 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Congressman Raises Over $27,000 at Bike to the Beach August 06, 2013 WASHINGTON, DC (August 6, 2013) -- U.S. Representative Mike Doyle, a Democrat representing Pittsburgh, led his Bike to the Beach team on a 104-mile bike ride from Washington to Dewey Beach, DE, beating its fundraising goal of $25,000 for Autism Speaks. Doyle [center in Pirates' hat], who …

Autism Speaks Applauds Nevada Governor Jim Gibbons For Enacting Autism Insurance Reform Bill | May 29, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks Applauds Nevada Governor Jim Gibbons For Enacting Autism Insurance Reform Bill Nevada Becomes Eleventh State in the Nation with Comprehensive Autism Insurance Reform NEW YORK, NY (May 29, 2009) -- Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization, today joined the Nevada autism community to praise Governor Jim Gibbons for signing into …

BARACK OBAMA AND JOE BIDEN: SUPPORTING AMERICANS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS (PDF avail.) | 2008 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Ban ABA BARACK OBAMA AND JOE BIDEN: SUPPORTING AMERICANS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS More than one million Americans have Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), a complex condition that impacts communication, socialization, and behavior. And more cases of ASD are being recognized across the country at an alarming pace. Barack Obama and Joe Biden believe that we …

Autism Speaks | Parents, Advocates, and Legislators Hit the Ground Running for Virginia Autism Insurance Reform Bill | Sept. 30, 2008 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Ban ABA Parents, Advocates, and Legislators Hit the Ground Running for Virginia Autism Insurance Reform Bill (Richmond, VA – September 30, 2008) Yesterday, Autism Speaks joined with parents in Richmond, Virginia for a hearing before the Special Advisory Commission on Mandated Health Insurance Benefits on the autism insurance reform bill. Members of the autism community from all corners of the Commonwealth filled …

Autism Speaks: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PDF Available) | December 26, 2012 #AutisticHistory #StopBigAutism #BanABA

#NotAnAutisticAlly Screenshot of PDF as._ehb.comments_12.26.201Download December 26, 2012 Submitted via the Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov Gary CohenDirector Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Department of Health and Human ServicesRe: CMS–9980-P Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Standards Related to Essential Health Benefits, Actuarial Value, and Accreditation Dear Director …