The autistic community is having a reckoning with ABA therapy & More | May 2022

Autistic & Divergent Voices Autistic and Non-autistic voices are included in this compilation. The autistic community is having a reckoning with ABA therapy. We should listen Fortune BY ARIANA CERNIUS Private equity has shown initiative in its jump into autism services in recent years–a move that acknowledges the support autistic individuals and their families need. In …

In The News: OCT 28: Autism Speaks Walk | 2018 #NotAnAutisticAlly

OCT 28: Autism Speaks Walk Join ABC15's own Chelsey Davis at the Autism Speaks Walk in October, the world’s largest fundraising event to support the diverse needs of the autism community. The Arizona Autism Speaks Walk in partnership with SARRC — one of more than 60 that happen around the nation — attracts one of …

Autism Speaks | Steinberg Calls For New Medi-Cal Coverage | April 18, 2013 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Steinberg Calls For New Medi-Cal Coverage April 18, 2013 SACRAMENTO (April 18, 2013) -- Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg said he will work for coverage of behavioral health treatment under the Medi-Cal Managed Health Care program and reiterated his commitment to a five-year extension of the state's 2011 autism insurance reform law. Speaking at a Capitol rally for …

Autism Speaks | State Gears Up Autism Technical Advisory Group | Nov. 7, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

State Gears Up Autism Technical Advisory Group November 07, 2012 ANNAPOLIS (November 7, 2012) -- The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) today announced the membership of an Autism Technical Advisory Group created by law earlier this year to recommend what habilitative services are appropriate and medically necessary to treat children with autism. The panel is scheduled …

Autism Speaks Joins Congressional Children’s Health Care Caucus and Congressional Autism Caucus to Host a Briefing on “Autism: The Importance of Early Detection and Intervention” | May 27, 2010 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks Joins Congressional Children's Health Care Caucus and Congressional Autism Caucus to Host a Briefing on "Autism: The Importance of Early Detection and Intervention" Washington, DC (May 27, 2010) -- Yesterday, Autism Speaks hosted a briefing with the Congressional Children’s Health Care Caucus and the Congressional Autism Caucus on “Autism: The Importance of Early Detection and …

Autism Speaks | Unprecedented National Town Hall Meeting Will Help Develop Policy Agenda for Addressing The Unique Needs Of Adults with Autism | Oct. 1, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks is NOT an autistic ally Unprecedented National Town Hall Meeting Will Help Develop Policy Agenda for Addressing The Unique Needs Of Adults with Autism More Than 1,000 Individuals with Autism, Family Members, Advocates, Service Providers, Community Members and Elected Officials Will Gather at 16 Sites Nationwide  NEW YORK, N.Y. (October 1, 2009) – Advancing …