Cure Autism Now | AUTISM: WHAT DOES THE FUTURE HOLD | Fall 2000 #AutisticHistory

AUTISM: WHAT DOES THE FUTURE HOLD;WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM THE PAST;AND WHAT CAN WE DO RIGHT NOW? "We went to the biggest university in the city. They were supposed to specialize in developmental disorders. After the diagnosis, we came out into the hallway, and I sat down on the floor while our two year …

Autism Speaks | CT Legislature Passes DSM-V Bill | May 31, 2013 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

CT Legislature Passes DSM-V Bill May 31, 2013 HARTFORD (May 31, 2013) -- The Connecticut Legislature has sent Gov. Dannel Malloy a bill guaranteeing that anyone diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder prior to the release of the new DSM-V will not lose their benefits under the state's 2009 autism insurance reform law. The bill, S.B.1029, clarifies that any …

Autism Speaks commends Tennessee as it becomes 50th state requiring that insurance plans cover autism | Aug. 3, 2019 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks commends Tennessee as it becomes 50th state requiring that insurance plans cover autism Reforms eliminate restrictions and gaps in coverage of medically necessary autism care NEW YORK (August 3, 2019) – After more than a decade of advocacy by Autism Speaks, volunteer autism advocates and partners in the disability community, Tennessee is now the …

Autism Speaks | Series of Workshops On New York Law Set Across the State | Sept. 5, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Series of Workshops On New York Law Set Across the State  September 05, 2012 NEW YORK (Oct. 2, 2012) -- Judith Ursitti, Autism Speaks' director of state government affairs, will familiarize parents, caregivers and professionals with New York's new autism insurance reform law at a series of workshops conducted across the state through December. The new law …

Autism Speaks | Unicameral Update Reports on 2012 Nebraska Reform Bill | Feb. 9, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Unicameral Update Reports on 2012 Nebraska Reform Bill       February 09, 2012 LINCOLN  (Feb. 9, 2012) -- Unicameral Update, the Nebraska Legislature news service, reported on the Feb. 7 Banking, Insurance and Commerce Committee hearing on LB.1129. "Health insurance policies issued in Nebraska would be required to cover the screening, diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) …

COVERAGE OF AUTISM SERVICES UNDER THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT’S ESSENTIAL HEALTH BENEFITS PACKAGE (PDF Avail.) | October 2011 #AutisticHistory #BanaBA

fedhlthcare_hhs_submission_10.2011-2Download COVERAGE OF AUTISM SERVICES UNDER THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT’S ESSENTIAL HEALTH BENEFITS PACKAGE Autism is an increasingly common but treatable condition whose impact on society makes it a national health priority. Legislative history and sound policy dictate that “behavioral health treatment” and “habilitation services and devices” be defined so as to provide applied behavior …

Autism Speaks | AutismVotes.org: MODEL AUTISM INSURANCE ACT | 2008 #AutisticHistory #StopBigAutism #BanABA

Ban ABA Autism Votes: An Autism Speaks Initiative MODEL AUTISM INSURANCE ACT A.  A health insurance policy will provide coverage for the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders and the treatment of autism spectrum disorders in individuals less than twenty-one years of age.  To the extent that the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders and the treatment of autism spectrum disorders are not already covered by …