Autism Insurance Reform State-By-State List & Timeline | #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism insurance reform was rolled out through the United States, powered by non-Autistic parent-led organizations that excluded Autistics from being involved in a meaningful manner about Autistic healthcare. Here is a list of states and the legislation that rolled out to force insurance companies to cover Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA), or Autistic Conversion Therapy. The …

 Autism Speaks Hails House Majority Leader Eric Cantor for Accelerating Action to Renew Landmark 2006 Combating Autism Act (PDF Avail.) | Sept. 16, 2011 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

plaw-109publ416Download Autism Speaks Hails House Majority Leader Eric Cantor for Accelerating Action to Renew Landmark 2006 Combating Autism Act Three-year Extension Set for House Vote September 20  NEW YORK, NY (September 16, 2011) –  Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization, today applauded House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) for agreeing to post …

Autism Speaks | Autism Votes Shares Mid-Year Accomplishments | Sept. 3, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Votes Shares Mid-Year Accomplishments (September 3, 2009) -- Health care reform has been and will continue to be the buzz phrase on Capitol Hill throughout 2009. For families in the autism community, the focus remains the passage of state and federal autism insurance reform legislation, requiring private insurance companies to provide coverage of evidence-based, medically …

Autism Speaks Applauds Florida Governor Charlie Crist and State Legislators for Passing Autism Insurance Legislation | May 2, 2008 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Ban aba Autism Speaks Applauds Florida Governor Charlie Crist and State Legislators for Passing Autism Insurance Legislation (Tallahassee, FL - May 2, 2008)  Autism Speaks today joined Florida families in applauding Governor Charlie Crist and the state's legislators for passing Senate Bill 2654, which will ultimately require insurance carriers to provide coverage of evidence-based, medically …

Autism Speaks Analysis of Florida Senate Bill Number 2654 (PDF Avail.) | May 2, 2008 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

#BanABA florida_legislationDownload Autism Speaks Analysis of Florida Senate Bill Number 2654 – Passed on May 2, 2008OVERVIEW Authorizes the Agency for Health Care Administration to seek federal approval for Medicaid coverage of applied behavior analysis and other therapies for children with autism and other developmental disabilities.Requires the Office of Insurance Regulation to convene a workgroup …

Autism Speaks | Update on Florida House Bill 1291 | April 9, 2008 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Ban ABA Update on Florida House Bill 1291 (Tallahassee, FL - April 9, 2008)  Last night, Florida House Speaker Marco Rubio's Select Committee on Autism And Developmental Disorders held its first meeting.  Several state officials and academics testified about the state of the autism community in Florida. Autism Speaks was represented by Stuart Spielman, our …

Autism Speaks | Florida House Speaker Marco Rubio Announces the Creation of the House Select Committee on Autism and Developmental Disorders | April 4, 2008 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Ban ABA Florida House Speaker Marco Rubio Announces the Creation of the House Select Committee on Autism and Developmental Disorders (Tallahassee, FL - April 4, 2008)  Today Florida House Speaker Marco Rubio announced the creation of a special committee, the House Select Committee on Autism and Developmental Disorders.  The Committee is tasked with considering ways to best utilize …