Autism Speaks | Virginia Autism Insurance Reform Heads to Governor’s Desk  | Feb. 27, 2015 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #EndAutismSpeaks

Virginia Autism Insurance Reform Heads to Governor’s Desk  February 27, 2015 RICHMOND- The Virginia General Assembly voted overwhelmingly today to provide autism insurance coverage to thousands more children across the Commonwealth. With the end of the 2015 session looming, the Senate voted 36-0 to pass HB 1940. It was then sent quickly to the House of …

Bill To Improve VA Insurance Law Wins Autism Speaks Endorsement | Jan. 14, 2015 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #EndAutismSpeaks

Bill To Improve VA Insurance Law Wins Autism Speaks Endorsement January 14, 2015 Autism Speaks today endorsed HB.1940, legislation that would improve Virginia's 2011 autism insurance reform law by eliminating the age 6 cap on receiving benefits. The bill is sponsored by Delegate Tag Greason (R-Loudon) [pictured with Lorri Unumb, Autism Speaks' vice president for state …

Autism Speaks | Autism Takes Center Stage in Housing Discrimination Case | Aug. 26, 2013 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Takes Center Stage in Housing Discrimination Case August 26, 2013 RICHMOND (August 26, 2013) -- An aggressive prosecution by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) against a West Virginia landlord it accused of discriminating against a prospective tenant because of his autism has been upheld by a federal appeals court. The case involved a …

Autism Speaks | New ABA Licensing Rules Finalized | Sept. 19, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

New ABA Licensing Rules Finalized September 19, 2012 RICHMOND (September 19, 2012) --The Virginia Board of Medicine has finalized emergency regulations for licensing ABA providers, removing a hurdle for Virginia families trying to access ABA care as a result of last year's autism insurance reform law. The new state licensure regulations were signed and become effective …

Autism Speaks | Virginia Becomes First State to Enact ABLE Program in 2015 | March 20, 2015 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Virginia Becomes First State to Enact ABLE Program in 2015 March 20, 2015 RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAullife signed Virginia’s Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act, HB 2306 to allow families to invest in tax-free savings accounts for disability related expenses, becoming the first state to enact the legislation since the federal ABLE Act was signed in December …

Autism Speaks | Bill To Improve VA Insurance Law Wins Autism Speaks Endorsement (PDF Avail.) | Jan. 14, 2015 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Bill To Improve VA Insurance Law Wins Autism Speaks Endorsement January 14, 2015 Autism Speaks today endorsed HB.1940, legislation that would improve Virginia's 2011 autism insurance reform law by eliminating the age 6 cap on receiving benefits. The bill is sponsored by Delegate Tag Greason (R-Loudon) [pictured with Lorri Unumb, Autism Speaks' vice president for state …

Autism Speaks | New ABA Licensing Rules Finalized | Sept. 19, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

New ABA Licensing Rules Finalized September 19, 2012 RICHMOND (September 19, 2012) --The Virginia Board of Medicine has finalized emergency regulations for licensing ABA providers, removing a hurdle for Virginia families trying to access ABA care as a result of last year's autism insurance reform law. The new state licensure regulations were signed and become effective …