A Day In Washington: An Open Letter To All Families From Jon Shestack, co-founder of CAN | May 21, 2000 #AutisticHistory #StopBigAutism

A DAY IN WASHINGTON An Open Letter To All Families From Jon Shestack, co-founder of CAN Dear Friends,  On Wednesday, May 5th, I had the privilege of joining Doug Flutie (star quarterback for the Buffalo Bills and the father of a little boy with autism) and Anthony Edwards (Actor and CAN Honorary Board member) for …

Cure Autism Now | AUTISM LEGISLATION CO-SPONSORS: S512 | July 2000 #AutisticHistory #StopBigAutism

AUTISM LEGISLATION CO-SPONSORS We have 44 Senators for S512 on board. We are seeking a Children's Health Bill in the Senate. To view the list of who voted for the House side of the Children's Health Bill which included the Autism Bill  Original Sponsors: Senator Slade Gorton (R-WA)S512Representative Michael Bilirakis HR3301Representative Jim Greenwood (R-8th PA) HR997Representative Christopher Smith (R …

Autism Speaks | Missouri Announces $4.5 Million Settlement with Aetna | May 19, 2015 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Missouri Announces $4.5 Million Settlement with Aetna Company failed to provide required coverage for diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders  May 19, 2015 SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Governor Jay Nixon today announced that the State of Missouri has reached a $4.5 million settlement with Aetna Life Insurance Company and Aetna Health Insurance Company, which failed …

Autism Speaks | Children Benefiting From Autism Insurance Law in MO, Report Shows | Feb. 3, 2015 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #EndAutismSpeaks

Children Benefiting From Autism Insurance Law in MO, Report Shows February 03, 2015 Missouri's annual Autism Report compiled by the Missouri Department of Insurance shows that children are benefiting from a law that requires insurance companies to cover treatment for autism-related conditions, KFVS12 reported.  "Five years ago folks came together to expand health care access for Missouri …

Autism Speaks | House Approves Better Access to ABA For Military Kids | May 22, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #EndAutismSpeaks

House Approves Better Access to ABA For Military Kids May 22, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC (May 22, 2014) -- The U.S. House of Representatives today approved a new Defense budget which includes a requirement that TRICARE dramatically improve access to applied behavior analysis (ABA) for all military children with developmental disabilities. Action moves next to the Senate. The TRICARE …

Autism Speaks | MO Regulator: Autism Insurance Reform Works | March 21, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Ban ABA MO Regulator: Autism Insurance Reform Works March 21, 2014 (March 21, 2014) -- Missouri Department of Insurance Director John M. Huff said over 3,000 individuals accessed autism-related treatment in 2013 because of the state's autism insurance reform law, a 22 percent increase over 2012.  "Missouri's landmark autism insurance law continues to deliver benefits for …