Autism Speaks Names Director For Housing, Community Living | Sept. 8, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #EndAutismSpeaks

Autism Speaks Names Director For Housing, Community Living September 08, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC (September 8, 2014) -- Autism Speaks has named Angela Lello, a policy expert in Medicaid and longterm care and the mother of a child with autism, as its first Director of Housing and Community Living. The position was created in response to the rapid growth …

Autism Speaks | Schumer Urges Congress To Move Quickly On Tax-Free Savings Plans | Aug. 5, 2014 #AutisticHistory #EndAutismSpeaks #BanABA

Schumer Urges Congress To Move Quickly On Tax-Free Savings Plans August 05, 2014 NEW YORK (August 5, 2014) -- Surrounded by supporters from Autism Speaks and other national disabilities organizations, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today urged Congress to move quickly on the ABLE Act which would allow tax-free savings accounts for Americans with disabilities. “Caring for …

Autism Speaks | It’s Bipartisan: US Needs A Plan To Respond To 1 in 68 | March 28, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #AutisticHealthcare

It's Bipartisan: US Needs A Plan To Respond To 1 in 68 March 28, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC (March 28, 2014) -- Members of Congress and state governors are demanding a concerted national response to autism in America following yesterday's release of new autism prevalence numbers by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). "Today's announcement …

Autism Speaks | Bob Wright Tells Congress: ‘Face Up to the Crisis’ | Nov. 29, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Bob Wright Tells Congress: 'Face Up to the Crisis' November 29, 2012 WASHINGTON, DC (November 29, 2012) -- Autism Speaks Co-founder Bob Wright told the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform today the federal government has failed to respond to the nation's growing autism epidemic with the sense of urgency it deserves. The committee pledged to dig …

Autism Speaks Awards Over $1 Million in Family Services Community Grants in U.S., Canada | Jan. 24, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks Awards Over $1 Million in Family Services Community Grants in U.S., Canada 53 Community Organizations Across 2 Countries Benefit  NEW YORK, NY (January 24, 2012) – Autism Speaks, the world's largest autism advocacy organization, today announced the award of over $1 million in grants to directly support the innovative work of autism service …

Autism Speaks Applauds U.S. House for Passage Of New Federal Legislation To Improve Services For Children And Adults With Autism | Sept. 23, 2010 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks Applauds U.S. House for Passage Of New Federal Legislation To Improve Services For Children And Adults With Autism House Passes the TRAIN Act in Vote of 393 to 24 NEW YORK, N.Y. (September 23, 2010) – Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, today applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for …

Autism Speaks Endorses New Federal Legislation to Improve Services for Children and Adults with Autism  | July 22, 2010 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks Endorses New Federal Legislation to Improve Services for Children and Adults with Autism  NEW YORK, N.Y. (July 22, 2010) – Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, today endorsed the Training and Research for Autism Improvements Nationwide, which would provide for grants and technical assistance to improve services rendered to children …