Autism Speaks | CT Legislature Passes DSM-V Bill | May 31, 2013 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

CT Legislature Passes DSM-V Bill May 31, 2013 HARTFORD (May 31, 2013) -- The Connecticut Legislature has sent Gov. Dannel Malloy a bill guaranteeing that anyone diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder prior to the release of the new DSM-V will not lose their benefits under the state's 2009 autism insurance reform law. The bill, S.B.1029, clarifies that any …

COVERAGE OF AUTISM SERVICES UNDER THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT’S ESSENTIAL HEALTH BENEFITS PACKAGE (PDF Avail.) | October 2011 #AutisticHistory #BanaBA

fedhlthcare_hhs_submission_10.2011-2Download COVERAGE OF AUTISM SERVICES UNDER THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT’S ESSENTIAL HEALTH BENEFITS PACKAGE Autism is an increasingly common but treatable condition whose impact on society makes it a national health priority. Legislative history and sound policy dictate that “behavioral health treatment” and “habilitation services and devices” be defined so as to provide applied behavior …

Autism Speaks Responds to New PediatricsAutism Study Putting Prevalence at 1 in 91 American Children, Including 1 in 58 Boys | Oct. 5, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks Responds to New Pediatrics Autism Study Putting Prevalence at 1 in 91 American Children, Including 1 in 58 Boys New Findings Reinforce the Urgency of Autism as a Major Public Health Crisis, Requiring Intensified Action from the Public and Private Sectors  NEW YORK, N.Y. (October 5, 2009) – Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism …

Autism Speaks Joins the Arizona Autism Community in Hailing Governor Janet Napolitano and State Legislators for Enacting Autism Insurance Legislation | March 21, 2008 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

#BanABA Autism Speaks Joins the Arizona Autism Community in Hailing Governor Janet Napolitano and State Legislators for Enacting Autism Insurance Legislation (NEW YORK, NY - March 21, 2008)  Autism Speaks today joined Arizona families and other autism advocacy organizations in applauding Governor Janet Napolitano and the state's legislators for enacting House Bill 2847, which will require …

Autism Speaks | Autism Insurance Bill Introduced in Arizona State Legislature | January 2008 #AutisticHistory #StopBigAutism #BanABA

#BanABA Autism Insurance Bill Introduced in Arizona State Legislature (ARIZONA - January 29, 2008) On January 29, 2008, Arizona State Senator Amanda Aguirre introduced legislation that would disallow large group insurers from denying or refusing coverage to children who were diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. The required coverage would include the diagnosis of autism spectrum …

Autism Speaks | AutismVotes.org: MODEL AUTISM INSURANCE ACT | 2008 #AutisticHistory #StopBigAutism #BanABA

Ban ABA Autism Votes: An Autism Speaks Initiative MODEL AUTISM INSURANCE ACT A.  A health insurance policy will provide coverage for the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders and the treatment of autism spectrum disorders in individuals less than twenty-one years of age.  To the extent that the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders and the treatment of autism spectrum disorders are not already covered by …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Senate HELP Committee Releases Thimerosal Report | September 28, 2007 #AutisticHistory #StopBigAutism

Vaccines do NOT cause autism Senate HELP Committee Releases Thimerosal Report On Friday, September 28, the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP Committee) released a report from Ranking Member Senator Michael B. Enzi (R-WY), entitled Thimerosal and Autism Spectrum Disorders: Alleged Misconduct by Government Agencies and Private Entities. These findings are …