Archived | Autism Speaks: President Signs Bill Authorizing Funding of Combating Autism Act | December 26, 2007 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

President Signs Bill Authorizing Funding of Combating Autism Act $162 million appropriated to fund autism research, services and treatment WASHINGTON DC (Dec 26, 2007) Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism advocacy organization, today applauded as President Bush signed the Fiscal 2008 Omnibus Appropriations Act. The bill contains appropriations for the Combating Autism Act at the …

Archived | Autism Speaks: US House of Representatives Approves Funding for Combating Autism Act | December 19, 2007 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Ban ABA US House of Representatives Approves Funding for Combating Autism Act  $162 million appropriated to fund autism research, services and treatment WASHINGTON DC (December 19, 2007) Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism advocacy organization, today applauded the US House of Representatives for passing the Fiscal 2008 Omnibus Appropriations Act. The bill contains appropriations for …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee Holds First Meeting | November 30, 2007 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Ban ABA Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee Holds First Meeting The Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) met on November 30 at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC for the first time since being reconstituted as part of the Combating Autism Act of 2006 (CAA), P.L. 109-416. The CAA specifies that an Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee …

Archived | Autism Speaks: HHS Secretary Leavitt Announces Members of the New Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee | November 27, 2007 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Ban ABA HHS Secretary Leavitt Announces Members of the New Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee On Nov. 27, Secretary Mike Leavitt announced the members appointed to the Department of Health and Human Services' new Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee. This committee coordinates efforts within the department to combat autism spectrum disorders through research, screening, intervention, and education. …

Archived | Autism Speaks Government Relations New: Subcommittee Holds Hearing on the Role of Medicaid for Americans with Disabilities | January 16, 2008 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Government Relations NewsSubcommittee Holds Hearing on the Role of Medicaid for Americans with Disabilities Washington, DC (January 16, 2008) – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce - Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Congressman Frank J. Pallone (NJ), held a hearing on Wednesday, January 16, 2008, investigating Medicaid's role in the lives of individuals with …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Override Veto Lost by Two Votes | November 20, 2007 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Ban ABA Override Veto Lost by Two Votes On Thursday night, the U.S. House of Representatives failed to override President Bush's veto of the fiscal year 2008 Labor, Health and Human Services appropriations bill by a margin of just two votes. This legislation contains the actual funding for the provisions of the Combating Autism Act …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Combating Autism Act Funding Jeopardized | November 15, 2007 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Ban ABA Combating Autism Act Funding Jeopardized On Thursday, November 15, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to sustain President Bush's veto of the fiscal year 2008 Labor, Health and Human Services appropriations bill. This legislation contains the actual funding for the provisions of the Combating Autism Act, the critical legislation passed last year that …