Archived | Autism Speaks Announces Multi-State Insurance Legislation Campaign | December 27, 2007 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Ban ABA Autism Speaks Announces Multi-State Insurance Legislation Campaign  Florida, California, Michigan and Pennsylvania are Key Battlegrounds in Effort to Change Insurance Laws and Require Coverage of Medically Necessary Services PALM BEACH, FL (December 27, 2007) – Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism advocacy organization, will undertake a multi-state initiative to pass insurance coverage provisions …

Archived | Autism Speaks: President Signs Bill Authorizing Funding of Combating Autism Act | December 26, 2007 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

President Signs Bill Authorizing Funding of Combating Autism Act $162 million appropriated to fund autism research, services and treatment WASHINGTON DC (Dec 26, 2007) Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism advocacy organization, today applauded as President Bush signed the Fiscal 2008 Omnibus Appropriations Act. The bill contains appropriations for the Combating Autism Act at the …

Archived | Autism Speaks: US House of Representatives Approves Funding for Combating Autism Act | December 19, 2007 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Ban ABA US House of Representatives Approves Funding for Combating Autism Act  $162 million appropriated to fund autism research, services and treatment WASHINGTON DC (December 19, 2007) Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism advocacy organization, today applauded the US House of Representatives for passing the Fiscal 2008 Omnibus Appropriations Act. The bill contains appropriations for …

Archived | Autism Speaks: HHS Secretary Leavitt Announces Members of the New Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee | November 27, 2007 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Ban ABA HHS Secretary Leavitt Announces Members of the New Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee On Nov. 27, Secretary Mike Leavitt announced the members appointed to the Department of Health and Human Services' new Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee. This committee coordinates efforts within the department to combat autism spectrum disorders through research, screening, intervention, and education. …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Override Veto Lost by Two Votes | November 20, 2007 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Ban ABA Override Veto Lost by Two Votes On Thursday night, the U.S. House of Representatives failed to override President Bush's veto of the fiscal year 2008 Labor, Health and Human Services appropriations bill by a margin of just two votes. This legislation contains the actual funding for the provisions of the Combating Autism Act …

Archived | Autism Speaks Statement of Support | November 13, 2007 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Ban ABA Autism Speaks Statement of Support Autism Speaks, the world's leading foundation dedicated to autism research, urges all Members of Congress to vote to override President Bush's veto of H.R. 3043, the FY 2008 Labor, Health and Human Services Appropriations bill. Last December, Congress passed unanimously, and President Bush signed into law, the Combating …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Conference Committee Approves Increase in Budget for Autism Services and Treatment | November 1, 2007 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

ban ABA Conference Committee Approves Increase in Budget for Autism Services and Treatment On November 1, the joint House and Senate conference committee approved $37 million for autism services and treatment programs at the Health and Human Services's Health Resources and Services Administration. This represents a $17 million increase over last year's level, and is …