Research Projects Cure Autism Now Funded in 2000 | #AutisticHistory

Research Projects Cure Autism Now Funded in 2000 Conditional Neurotrophin Knock-out Mice as a Model for the Developmental Neuropathology of Autism Schahram Akbarian, Ph.D., Massachusetts General Hospital (Young Investigator)Dr. Akbarian's group has recently generated a mutant mouse that lacks the developing brain neurotrophin-3 (NT-3), a growth factor molecule. The mice are viable and have a …

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 …

NC Takes Big Step to Autism Insurance Reform | May 14, 2013 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

NC Takes Big Step to Autism Insurance Reform RALEIGH (May 14, 2013) -- The North Carolina autism insurance reform bill cleared its first hurdle today, gaining approval 25-4 in the House Insurance Committee. North Carolina is one of 18 remaining states yet to require state-regulated health plans to cover the screening, diagnosis and treatment of autism. …

NC Takes Big Step to Autism Insurance Reform | May 14, 2013 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #EndAutismSpeaks

NC Takes Big Step to Autism Insurance Reform RALEIGH (May 14, 2013) -- The North Carolina autism insurance reform bill cleared its first hurdle today, gaining approval 25-4 in the House Insurance Committee. North Carolina is one of 18 remaining states yet to require state-regulated health plans to cover the screening, diagnosis and treatment of autism. …

NC Autism Insurance Bill Sails Out of House, On to the Senate | May 15, 2013 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #EndAutismSpeaks

NC Autism Insurance Bill Sails Out of House, On to the Senate RALEIGH (May 15, 2013) -- The North Carolina House of Representatives voted 105-7 for a bill that would require state-regulated health insurers to cover common autism therapies, including ABA. The measure moves next to the Senate. North Carolina is one of just 18 remaining …

Autism Speaks | On the road to autism insurance reform: The Autism Law Summit | May 26, 2016 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

On the road to autism insurance reform: The Autism Law Summit May 26, 2016 As a full-time autism advocate, the highlight of my professional year is the annual Autism Law Summit. The Autism Law Summit is a national gathering of self-selected advocates who want to change autism law and policy for the better. I started …

Autism Speaks | North Carolina Gov. McCrory signs autism insurance reform legislation | Oct. 15, 2015 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

North Carolina Gov. McCrory signs autism insurance reform legislation October 15, 2015 Charlotte, NC − Governor Pat McCrory was joined today by North Carolina autism advocates for an autism insurance bill-signing ceremony. Earlier this month, the North Carolina General Assembly approved legislation to require certain health plans to cover the screening, diagnosis and treatment of autism. S.676 …