Autism Speaks Names Actress and Advocate Holly Robinson Peete to Board of Directors | April 16, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Holly Robinson Peete, third from left, at the Opening Bell of the New York Stock Exchange on World Autism Awareness Day, April 2, 2009 Autism Speaks Names Actress and Advocate Holly Robinson Peete to Board of Directors NEW YORK, NY (April 16, 2009) – Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization, today …

Autism Speaks | $100 Million Challenge Kicks Off Global “Decade for Autism” | Sept. 22, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks is NOT an autistic ally $100 Million Challenge Kicks Off Global "Decade for Autism”  Autism Speaks Gathers First Spouses and Autism Experts for a Forum on the Global Autism Crisis NEW YORK, NY (September 22, 2009) – Autism Speaks, the world's largest autism research and advocacy organization gathered more than 150 First Spouses …

Autism Speaks and Zales Announce Partnership   | Dec. 10, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks and Zales Announce Partnership  Zale Corporation to Donate Portions of Proceeds from the Shared Heart Collection and create “Stories of Hope” NEW YORK, N.Y. (December 10, 2009) – Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization, today announced a partnership with Zale Corporation. From now through the end of the year, …

As CDC Issues New Autism Prevalence Report, Autism Speaks Asks, “What Will It Take?” for Government to Meet the Challenge of this National Health Crisis  | Dec. 18, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

As CDC Issues New Autism Prevalence Report, Autism Speaks Asks, "What Will It Take?" for Government to Meet the Challenge of this National Health Crisis  Leading Autism Advocacy Organization Calls for Dramatic Increase in Federal Funding for Research and Services  NEW YORK, N.Y. (December 18, 2009) – In the wake of today's new report from the …

Autism Speaks Launches TV Ad Campaign Calling On Congress to End Insurance Discrimination Against Children With Autism | July 8, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks Launches TV Ad Campaign Calling On Congress to End Insurance Discrimination Against Children With Autism NEW YORK, NY (July 8, 2009) -- Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, today launched a new national television advertising campaign highlighting private insurers’ blatant discrimination against children with autism and calling on Congress to …

Profile of “Nick’s Law” Opponent Reveals True Intentions | May 28, 2008 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

May 28, 2008 | 01:31am Profile of “Nick’s Law” Opponent Reveals True Intentions Sen. Jay Paul Gumm Sen. Jay Paul Gumm Autistic Children “Will Be Wards of the State in Any Case,” Peterson Says  A “puff-piece” profile of the lawmaker leading the fight against “Nick’s Law,” the autism insurance bill, reveals his true intentions, according …

Autism Speaks Analysis of Florida Senate Bill Number 2654 (PDF Avail.) | May 2, 2008 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

#BanABA florida_legislationDownload Autism Speaks Analysis of Florida Senate Bill Number 2654 – Passed on May 2, 2008OVERVIEW Authorizes the Agency for Health Care Administration to seek federal approval for Medicaid coverage of applied behavior analysis and other therapies for children with autism and other developmental disabilities.Requires the Office of Insurance Regulation to convene a workgroup …