Casey Resolution Comes as CDC Announces Autism Rates Continue to Skyrocket | March 29, 2012

PUBLISHED: MARCH 29, 2012 Casey Resolution Comes as CDC Announces Autism Rates Continue to Skyrocket WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today introduced a resolution to recognize the month of April as National Autism Awareness Month to increase public awareness of the need to support individuals with autism and the family members and medical …

Autism Speaks | HHS announces appointment of chair and members for autism committee | Oct. 28, 2015 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #EndAutismSpeaks

HHS announces appointment of chair and members for autism committee Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee membership includes Autism Speaks’ Chief Science Officer  October 28, 2015 Today the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced new and returning members to the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) including a new acting chair Dr. Bruce Cuthbert and …

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 | 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 …