Autism Speaks Warns of National ‘Stealth’ Campaign to Undermine Autism | Feb. 27, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks Warns of National 'Stealth' Campaign to Undermine Autism February 27, 2012 NEW YORK, NY (February 27, 2012) –  Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization, has alerted its 100,000 grassroots advocates nationally to be on the watch for recently introduced “stealth” bills that would undermine autism insurance reform laws enacted in …

Autism Speaks | FAQs on the Montana Autism Insurance Reform Law | Jan. 2010 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

FAQs on the Montana Autism Insurance Reform Law: 1. What does the Montana law (Senate Bill 234) do? Broadly speaking, the requires many private insurers to begin covering the costs of diagnostic assessments for autism and of treatments for individuals with autism1. $50,000 per year for a child 8 years or younger2. $36,000 per year …

Autism Speaks | Brandon’s Bill Passed by Montana Senate Committee | Feb. 17, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Brandon's Bill Passed by Montana Senate Committee Helena, MT (February 17, 2009) - Yesterday, the Montana Senate Business, Labor, and Economic Affairs Committee passed Senate Bill 234, also known as Brandon's Bill.   Brandon's Bill will require private health insurance companies to provide coverage of autism therapies and services.  The amount of coverage is tiered, meaning that …

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 Awards Over $1 Million in Family Services Community Grants in U.S., Canada | Jan. 24, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks Awards Over $1 Million in Family Services Community Grants in U.S., Canada 53 Community Organizations Across 2 Countries Benefit  NEW YORK, NY (January 24, 2012) – Autism Speaks, the world's largest autism advocacy organization, today announced the award of over $1 million in grants to directly support the innovative work of autism service …

Senate Finance Committee Passes Health Insurance Reform Bill Containing Menendez Amendment for Autism Insurance Reform | Oct. 13, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Senate Finance Committee Passes Health Insurance Reform Bill Containing Menendez Amendment for Autism Insurance Reform Washington, DC (October 13, 2009) -- Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization, today applauds the members of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee for their 14 to 9 passage of a health care reform bill, the America’s Health …