FAQs on the South Carolina Autism Insurance Reform Law (Ryan’s Law) | June 30, 2007 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

FAQs on the South Carolina Autism Insurance Reform Law (Ryan's Law) 1. What does Ryan’s Law do?Broadly speaking, Ryan’s Law does the following: Applies to children diagnosed with autistic spectrum disorder at age 8 or younger and continues to apply up to the age of 16. Requires most state-regulated group insurance policies to provide coverage …

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 …

Who pays for autism treatment? | July 6, 2008 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Who pays for autism treatment? An explosion in the number of children diagnosed has parents, insurers and state and private institutions battling over coverage. The case of Andrew Arce is a window into the conflict. By Lisa Girion, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer  July 6, 2008 By the time Andrew Arce was 15 months old, …

The California Legislative Blue Ribbon Commission on Autism (PDF Avail.) | 2008 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

ca-br-reportDownload The California Legislative Blue Ribbon Commission on Autism The Legislative Blue Ribbon Commission on Autism was established by the California Legislature in 2005 without a single dissenting vote. The resolution creating it received strong bipartisan support. Its goal is to have direct impact on the needs of children and adults with autism spectrum disorders. ]Authored …

Autism Speaks | An Advocacy Call to the Nation – New York Needs EVERYONE’S Help Today! | Oct. 13, 2010 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

An Advocacy Call to the Nation - New York Needs EVERYONE'S Help Today!  (October 13, 2010)  -- Autism Speaks has launched a radio ad campaign urging New York Governor David Paterson to sign S.7000B, the autism insurance reform bill, into law immediately.  Listen to our radio ad, then read our blog below to learn why it is important for EVERYONE to take …

Autism Speaks | Treating Autism Early Will Save Us Special Ed Funds Later | April 9, 2010 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Treating Autism Early Will Save Us Special Ed Funds Later An Op-Ed by Alaska State Representative Pete Petersen  ANCHORAGE (April 9, 2010) -- "April is Autism Awareness Month, and this year the Legislature has the chance to meaningfully support autistic children and their families. There are many hardships and burdens faced by the parents of autistic …