Autism Speaks | Momentum builds for autism insurance reform in Oklahoma  | Feb. 18, 2016 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Momentum builds for autism insurance reform in Oklahoma  February 18, 2016 Oklahoma City, OK— Advocates from across the state joined a bipartisan group of lawmakers to push for HB2962 yesterday at the Capitol in Oklahoma City. The recently introduced legislation would require medically based care for individuals with autism Advocates will also be recognized in …

Autism Speaks | Oklahoma Budget Cuts Threaten 4 Autism Centers | March 31, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #AutisticHealthcare

Oklahoma Budget Cuts Threaten 4 Autism Centers March 31, 2014 (March 31, 2014) -- Four autism centers providing early intervention services for Oklahoma children are in danger of closing due to a threatened $600,000 state budget cut. Families across the state are now appealing to Oklahoma House Speaker Jeff Hickman who has expressed support for …

Autism Speaks | Democrats Decry Erectile Dysfunction Coverage When Autism Coverage is Denied | Feb. 25, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Democrats Decry Erectile Dysfunction Coverage When Autism Coverage is Denied February 25, 2009 by Associated PressFebruary 25, 2009 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Senate Democrats say they are amazed that some insurance companies pay for treating erectile dysfunction, while denying coverage for autism. All 22 Democrats in the 48-member Senate signed a letter on Wednesday asking for …

Profile of “Nick’s Law” Opponent Reveals True Intentions | May 28, 2008 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

May 28, 2008 | 01:31am Profile of “Nick’s Law” Opponent Reveals True Intentions Sen. Jay Paul Gumm Sen. Jay Paul Gumm Autistic Children “Will Be Wards of the State in Any Case,” Peterson Says  A “puff-piece” profile of the lawmaker leading the fight against “Nick’s Law,” the autism insurance bill, reveals his true intentions, according …

Archived | e-Speaks: Autism Safety Project; Expert Think Tank Focuses on Adults; June Walks Start Strong; Comprehensive Study of Early Risk Factors for Autism | Circa June 11, 2009 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Note: Links are original and probably no longer work. e-Speaks || June 12, 2009 New Online Resource Created to Aid First Responders Autism Speaks today launched the Autism Safety Project, an online tool kit for individuals with autism, families, and first responders that provides information and strategies to promote safety in emergency situations. The kit was …

Archived | e-Speaks: Toys”R”Us; Corporate Partners; Autism Speaks 400; Haircuts | Circa May 29, 2009 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Note: Links are original and probably no longer work. e-Speaks || May 29, 2009 Toys"R"Us, Inc. Raises More than $1.9 Million The Toys"R"Us, Inc. 2009 nationwide fundraising campaign to benefit Autism Speaks raised more than $1.9 million and marked the first time in the partnership's three-year history that the company's Babies"R"Us stores participated in the …

Archived | ASA Launches New Online Course on Autism and Environmental Health; Register Today for Day on the Hill 2009 | Circa Dec 4, 2009 #NotAnAutisticAlly

NEWSAutism Society of America Launches New Online Course on Autism and Environmental HealthThe Autism Society of America is pleased to announce the release of its newest online course, “Autism and the Environment 101.” Sponsored by the John Merck Fund, this introductory-level course was designed to give individuals with autism spectrum disorders, parents, other family members, physicians, …