Autism Speaks | Georgia 41st State to Enact Autism Insurance Reform | April 29, 2015 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #EndAutismSpeaks

Georgia 41st State to Enact Autism Insurance Reform  April 29, 2015 ATLANTA- Governor Nathan Deal signed autism insurance reform legislation, SB 1, better known as Ava’s Law today in a signing ceremony at the Capitol making Georgia the 41st state in the country to pass reforms that require coverage for autism related medical services. Grassroots advocates …

Autism Speaks | Georgia 41st State to Pass Autism Insurance Reform | April 2, 2015 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #EndAutismSpeaks

Georgia 41st State to Pass Autism Insurance Reform April 02, 2015 ATLANTA— Georgia becomes the 41st state in the country to pass reforms that require coverage for autism related medical services after the both chambers voted unanimously in support of SB 1, better known as Ava’s Law. The bill now heads to Governor Nathan Deal …

Autism Speaks | Georgia Autism Insurance Reform Deal Reached | March 26, 2015 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #EndAutismSpeaks

Georgia Autism Insurance Reform Deal Reached  UPDATED: Georgia Insurance Reform, also known as Ava's Law, has passed the Senate unanimously (54-0)  March 26, 2015 ATLANTA— Chairman Charlie Bethel and Richard Smith announced at a joint press conference at the Georgia State Capitol that a deal has been reached to pass autism insurance reform SB 1, …

Autism Speaks Honors The Nation’s Top Advocates For 2014 | Nov. 17, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #EndAutismSpeaks

Autism Speaks Honors The Nation's Top Advocates For 2014 November 17, 2014 NASHVILLE, TN -- Autism Speaks announced its 2014 advocacy awards at the 9th annual Autism Law Summit held here, presenting the Speak Out Award to Anna Bullard and her daughter Ava from Georgia. The awards are presented at the annual conference to honor those …

Autism Speaks | Military Families Ask Congress to Fix TRICARE | April 9, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #AutisticHealthcare

Military Families Ask Congress to Fix TRICARE April 09, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC (April 9, 2014) -- Military families raising children with autism and Down syndrome today called on Congress to overhaul insurance coverage provided under TRICARE for applied behavior analysis (ABA) during Capitol Hill briefings organized by Autism Speaks. Reps. John Larson (D-CT) and Tom Rooney (R-FL), who …

Autism Speaks | Georgia Senate Approves Compromise Insurance Bill | Feb. 25, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

140591-1Download Georgia Senate Approves Compromise Insurance Bill February 25, 2014 ATLANTA (February 25, 2014) -- The Georgia Senate voted unanimously for a compromise autism insurance bill after hearing several lawmakers, some in tears and one quoting from the Gettysburg Address, argue for passage of the bill. It goes now to the House of Representatives. Sponsored by Senator Tim Golden of …

Autism Speaks | Breakthrough In Georgia As New Bill Heads To Senate Floor | Feb. 20, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Breakthrough In Georgia As New Bill Heads To Senate Floor February 20, 2014 ATLANTA (February 20, 2014) -- The Georgia Senate Insurance Committee yesterday unanimously approved a new autism insurance reform bill that had been introduced just hours earlier. During the hearing, Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle [below], making his first-ever appearance at a committee meeting, offered support …