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 Statement of Support | November 13, 2007 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Ban ABA Autism Speaks Statement of Support Autism Speaks, the world's leading foundation dedicated to autism research, urges all Members of Congress to vote to override President Bush's veto of H.R. 3043, the FY 2008 Labor, Health and Human Services Appropriations bill. Last December, Congress passed unanimously, and President Bush signed into law, the Combating …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Conference Committee Approves Increase in Budget for Autism Services and Treatment | November 1, 2007 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

ban ABA Conference Committee Approves Increase in Budget for Autism Services and Treatment On November 1, the joint House and Senate conference committee approved $37 million for autism services and treatment programs at the Health and Human Services's Health Resources and Services Administration. This represents a $17 million increase over last year's level, and is …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Senate Subcommittee Approves Funding for CAA | June 21, 2007 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Ban ABA Senate Subcommittee Approves Funding for CAA  Bill now moves to full Senate Appropriations Committee  The Senate Labor Health and Human Services and Education Appropriation Committee today approved full funding for the Combating Autism Act as part of its fiscal 2008 spending bill. Specifically, the bill provides $53.5 million for programs at the Centers …

Archived | CDC estimate on autism prevalence increases 15 percent, to 1 in 59 children | Circa April 20, 2018 #NotAnAutisticAlly #BanABA

CDC estimate on autism prevalence increases 15 percent, to 1 in 59 children Autism Speaks calls on nations' leaders to adequately fund critical research and resources NEW YORK, April 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today released its biennial update of autism's estimated prevalence among the nation's children, based on an …