Autism Speaks | Autism CARES Teed Up For Final Senate Vote | June 24, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #EndAutismSpeaks

Autism CARES Teed Up For Final Senate Vote June 25, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC (June 25, 2014) -- Less than 24 hours after being approved by the House, legislation renewing the federal government's funding response to autism for another five years cleared the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee. It heads now tothe Senate floor. …

Autism Speaks | Autism CARES Rolls Out Of House, Senate Hearing On Tap | June 24, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #EndAutismSpeaks

Autism CARES Rolls Out Of House, Senate Hearing On Tap June 24, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC (June 24, 2014) -- The U.S. House of Representatives tonight approved a five-year extension of federal funding for autism research, monitoring and other activities with strong bipartisan support. A Senate committee plans to take up the bill tomorrow as Congress races …

Autism Speaks | Major Disabilities Groups Sign On To CARA 2014 | June 4, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #EndAutismSpeaks

Major Disabilities Groups Sign On To CARA 2014 June 04, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC (June 4, 2014) -- A coalition of 36 national disabilities organizations, including Autism Speaks, the American Academy of Pediatrics, Easter Seals, The Arc, National Down Syndrome Society, March of Dimes and the Autism Society of America, is urging Congress to pass the Combating …

Autism Speaks | CARA Clears First Vote In Congress (PDFs Avail.) | May 28, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #EndAutismSpeaks

CARA Clears First Vote In Congress May 28, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC (May 28, 2014) -- A House panel today quickly approved the Combating Autism Reauthorization Act (CARA), HR.4631, adopting amendments worked out with supporters in the Senate. The voice voteby the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts R-PA) left, was the first on the bill …

Autism Speaks | Congress Gets New Bill Ramping Up Federal Response To Autism (PDF Avail.) | May 12, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Congress Gets New Bill Ramping Up Federal Response To Autism May 12, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC (May 12, 2014) -- A proposed five-year extension of the Combating Autism Act has been introduced in Congress, calling for $260 million annually in new federal funding, a revamped Interagency Autism Coordinating Council (IACC), and an initiative to address the growing needs of adults …

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 | Prevalence of Autism Rises | March 27, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Prevalence of Autism Rises One in 68 American children living with autism; Autism Speaks calls for immediate national action plan  March 27, 2014 Washington, D.C. (March 27, 2014) – Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new data on the prevalence of autism in the United States. This surveillance study identified 1 in 68 children …