Autism Speaks Expresses Disappointment on Michigan Senate Failure to Approve Insurance Reform Legislation | Dec. 3, 2010 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks Expresses Disappointment on Michigan Senate Failure to Approve Insurance Reform Legislation LANSING, Mich. (December 3, 2010) – Autism Speaks advocates today expressed great disappointment regarding the Michigan Senate’s failure to approve Autism insurance reform legislation. Peter Bell, Autism Speaks executive vice president of programs and services for Autism Speaks, issued the following statement: “Today is …

Autism Speaks | Last Michigan Senate Task Force Meeting Held October 5 | Oct. 6, 2010 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Last Mighigan Senate Task Force Meeting Held October 5 Lansing, MI (October 6, 2010) -- Yesterday was the last in a series of hearings on autism insurance reform legislation in Michigan.  Lorri Unumb, Autism Speaks senior policy advisor & counsel, testified at the hearing and told the Senate panel, "There is a huge autism tsunami that is about …

Autism Speaks | Unprecedented Week for Autism Insurance Reform As Three More States Act To End Discrimination Against Children With Autism | April 2, 2010 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Unprecedented Week for Autism Insurance Reform As Three More States Act To End Discrimination Against Children With Autism Battle Continues at State and Federal Levels to Ensure Every Person with Autism Has Access to Necessary Treatments Washington, DC (April 2, 2010) – Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, today joined with grassroots …

Autism Speaks | Unprecedented National Town Hall Meeting Will Help Develop Policy Agenda for Addressing The Unique Needs Of Adults with Autism | Oct. 1, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks is NOT an autistic ally Unprecedented National Town Hall Meeting Will Help Develop Policy Agenda for Addressing The Unique Needs Of Adults with Autism More Than 1,000 Individuals with Autism, Family Members, Advocates, Service Providers, Community Members and Elected Officials Will Gather at 16 Sites Nationwide  NEW YORK, N.Y. (October 1, 2009) – Advancing …

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 Co-Founder Bob Wright Testifies at New Jersey Legislature Hearings in Support of Autism Insurance Reform Bill | May 18, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks Co-Founder Bob Wright Testifies at New Jersey Legislature Hearings in Support of Autism Insurance Reform Bill Bill Passed By Both Assembly and Senate Committees TRENTON, NJ (May 18, 2009) -- Autism Speaks Co-founder Bob Wright today testified before the New Jersey Assembly Appropriations Committee and the Senate's Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens …

Autism Speaks Hails Senator Arlen Specter’s Planned Introduction of the Cures Acceleration Network Act | April 25, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks Hails Senator Arlen Specter's Planned Introduction of the Cures Acceleration Network Act  Legislation Would Dramatically Boost NIH Funding and Establish New Federal Agency Focused on Bridging the Wide Gap Between Scientific Discovery and Treatments for Diseases and Disorders NEW YORK, NY (April 25, 2009) – Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism science and …