Archived | Autism Speaks: Help Get Insurance Coverage for Autism in California! | Circa November 18, 2008

Help Get Insurance Coverage for Autism in California! Shelley Hendrix, Autism Speaks advocacy@autismspeaks.org via sm1.kintera.com Tue, Nov 18, 2008, 3:13 AMto Genevieve Dear California Autism Advocate,  The autism insurance reform movement in California is ramping up to achieve coverage for children with autism this year.  We need everyone's help!  Volunteers in four other states - Arizona, Florida, Louisiana and Pennsylvania have been able to achieve insurance coverage for their children this year!  A total of seven …

Archived | e-Speaks: Talking To Parents About Autism Toolkit; Weekend Walks; $1.2 Million in Fellowship Grants | Circa Sept 25, 2008

Autism Speaks e-Speaks contactus@autismspeaks.org via sm1.kintera.com Thu, Sep 25, 2008, 11:15 PMto Genevieve e-Speaks || September 26, 2008Autism Speaks, CDC and Ad Council LaunchTalking To Parents About Autism ToolkitAutism Speaks, in partnership with the CDC and the Ad Council launched a new toolkit designed to promote early intervention and encourage early childhood educators to speak to a child's parent if they suspect a developmental delay. The toolkit …

Take Action | Contact Pennsylvania Representatives and tell them to vote NO on an ABA bill, HB1900!!In the Loop About Neurodiversity 

In the Loop About Neurodiversity 11 hrs ·  CTA: Contact Pennsylvania Representatives and tell them to vote NO on an ABA bill, HB1900!! An ABA bill, HB1900, was introduced in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives last month. If passed, it will provide state licensure to ABA therapists in Pennsylvania as well as establish the Behavioral Analysist …

Archive | e-Speaks: Toys”R”Us Expands Support of Autism Speaks; 2008 “Top Ten” Events in Autism Research | Circa Feb 6, 2009

e-Speaks || February 6, 2009 Toys“R”Us, Inc. Expands Support of Autism Speaks Toys“R”Us, Inc. and the Toys“R”Us Children's Fund have increased their support of Autism Speaks. This year, more than 260 Babies“R”Us locations nationwide will join Toys“R”Us stores in a nine-week in-store fundraising campaign to coincide with Autism Awareness Month in April. To kick off the 2009 partnership, …

Archived | e-Speaks: Penn. Governor Signs Autism Insurance Bill into Law; 8th Annual Potomac Race/Walk is Largest Yet; Experts Convene to Discuss Autism and Mitochondrial Disease | Circa July 11, 2008

Penn. Governor Signs Autism Insurance Bill into Law Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell signed into law the most comprehensive autism insurance bill in the nation yesterday. The new law provides $36,000 a year for Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and other necessary treatments, and goes beyond many state insurance reform measures by mandating coverage up to age …