Autism Speaks launches 2015 National Leadership Summit  | June 16, 2015 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #EndAutismSpeaks

Autism Speaks launches 2015 National Leadership Summit  June 16, 2015 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 16, 2015) – As Congress considers the 21st Century Cures Act, advocates for the autism community joined leaders in science and government at the Autism Speaks National Leadership Summit today to advance research and policies benefiting people with disabilities. The summit highlights achievements …

Autism Speaks | U.S. Senate approves landmark biomedical innovations legislation | Dec. 7, 2016 #AutisticHistory #EndAutismSpeaks

U.S. Senate approves landmark biomedical innovations legislation Already approved by the U.S. House, the bill heads to President Obama’s desk  December 07, 2016 WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Senate passed biomedical innovations legislation known as the 21st Century Cures Act by a vote of 94-5. The legislation outlines provisions to increase funding of the National …

Autism Speaks legislative wins in 2016 | Oct. 4, 2016 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #EndAutismSpeaks

Autism Speaks legislative wins in 2016 October 04, 2016 Empowering Science and Research  The year started strong as Autism Speaks successfully advocated for an increase in research for the NIH and Congress and President ultimately signed an omnibus appropriations bill that includes $2 billion more than the previous level of $30.1 billion which was the …

Autism Speaks | Autism Champions: 10 Years of Advocating for Families | March 3, 2015 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #EndAutismSpeaks

Autism Champions: 10 Years of Advocating for Families March 03, 2015 Our 10 Years of Progress at Autism Speaks would not have been possible without the key contributions of our policy makers who've helped us pass key legislation for our autism families. Read about our 10 Advocacy Accomplishments here.  One of those contributions was The Achieving …

Autism Speaks | President Obama Signs Bipartisan Autism CARES Act Into Law | Aug. 8, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

BanABA President Obama Signs Bipartisan Autism CARES Act Into Law August 08, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC (August 8, 2014) – President Obama signed the Autism CARES Act today,which dedicates $1.3 billion in federal funding for autism over the next five years. Autism CARES—introduced by Sens. Menendez (D-NJ) and Enzi (R-WY) and Reps. Chris Smith (R-NJ) and Mike Doyle(D-PA)—enjoyed …

Autism Speaks | Senate Approves Bipartisan Deal To Protect Federal Autism Funding (PDF Avail.) | July 31, 2014 #AutisticHistory #EndAutismSpeaks #BanABA

Senate Approves Bipartisan Deal To Protect Federal Autism Funding July 31, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC (July 31, 2014) -- The U.S. Senate tonight approved the Autism CARES Act, which would dedicate $1.3 billion in federal funding for autism over the next five years. The bill was introduced and passed across party lines, and now goes to President Obama …

Autism Speaks | Founding Member Of Legal Resource Center Joins Federal Bench | July 10, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Founding Member Of Legal Resource Center Joins Federal Bench July 10, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC (July 10, 2014) -- The Senate has confirmed Philadelphia attorney, Cheryl Krause, a founding member of the Autism Speaks Legal Resource Center, to serve on the 3rd Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals whose jurisdiction includes Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and the U.S. Virgin Islands. …