Autism and Childhood Vaccines Hearing Testimony: Shelley Reynolds | April 6, 2000

AUTISM: PRESENT CHALLENGES, FUTURE NEEDS--WHY THE INCREASED RATES? Shelley Reynolds testifying to congress on c-span April, 2000. Video can be seen here >> Ms. Reynolds. Mr. Chairman and Members, my name is Shelley Reynolds. I live in Baton Rouge, LA with Aidan, my husband of 8 years, and my children, Liam, who is 4, and …

Autism Speaks | LA Legislature Urges Congress to Pass ABLE | April 26, 2013 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

LA Legislature Urges Congress to Pass ABLE April 26, 2013 BATON ROUGE (April 26, 2013) -- The Louisiana Legislature has adopted a concurrent resolution calling on Congress to pass the Achieving A Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act  to help individuals with disabilities, including those on the autism spectrum, to save for their future needs. Sponsored by …

Autism Speaks | Gov. Jindal Signs Bill Expanding Louisiana Benefits | June 28, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Gov. Jindal Signs Bill Expanding Louisiana Benefits June 28, 2012 BATON ROUGE (JUNE 28, 2012) -- Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation today expanding Louisiana's 2008 autism insurance reform law by raising the age cap to 21 and eliminating the $144,000 cap on lifetime benefits. Families paying thousands of dollars a year in insurance premiums will be able starting in …

Autism Speaks | On to the Senate, HB.771 Clears the House by Unanimous Vote | May 1 ,2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

On to the Senate, HB.771 Clears the House by Unanimous Vote May 01, 2012 BATON ROUGE (May 1, 2012) -- The Louisiana House unanimously approved HB.771, a bill that would raise the age cap for autism insurance benefits under state law to 21. The measure moves next to the Senate. Shelley Hendrix, Autism Speaks director of …

Autism Speaks Endorses Louisiana Bill Raising Age Cap to 21 on Autism Insurance Benefits | March 8, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks Endorses Louisiana Bill Raising Age Cap to 21 on Autism Insurance Benefits March 08, 2012 NEW YORK, NY (March 8, 2012) –  Autism Speaks, the world’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, today endorsed HB.771, which would amend Louisiana’s 2008 autism insurance reform law by raising the age cap to 21 and eliminating the $144,000 …

Autism Speaks | Senate Approves HB.771 Unanimously, Bill Heads to Governor Jindal | May 15, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Senate Approves HB.771 Unanimously, Bill Heads to Governor Jindal May 15, 2012 BATON ROUGE (May 15, 2012) -- The Senate unanimously approved HB.771, the autism insurance reform bill, which now heads to Governor Bobby Jindal for his signature. Sponosred by Rep. Franklin Foil (R-Baton Rouge), the bill expands the 2008 law signed by Jindal by raising …

Autism Speaks Applauds Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal For Signing Autism Insurance Reform Legislation Into Law | July 16, 2008 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Ban ABA AUTISM SPEAKS APPLAUDS LOUISIANA GOVERNOR BOBBY JINDAL FOR SIGNING AUTISM INSURANCE REFORM LEGISLATION INTO LAW  BATON ROUGE, LA (July 16, 2008) -- Autism Speaks today commended Governor Bobby Jindal for signing into law HB 958, which makes Louisiana one of eight states, to date, that have ended insurance discrimination against children with autism. The law requires insurers …