Autism Speaks | AB.171 Voted Out of Assembly 50-18 (PDF Avail.) | Jan. 26, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

ca.2012_ab.171aDownload AB.171 Voted Out of Assembly 50-18  SACRAMENTO (January 26, 2012) -- The Assembly yesterday approved AB.171 50-18 and sent it to the Senate for further consideration. Introduced in 2011 by Assemblyman Jim Beall (D-San Jose), the bill would end any remaining discrimination for health insurance coverage for occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech and other medically necessary treatments …

DMHC Names Autism Speaks’ Lorri Unumb to Autism Advisory Task Force | January 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

DMHC Names Autism Speaks’ Lorri Unumb to Autism Advisory Task Force SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) has named Lorri Unumb, Esq., Autism Speaks vice president for state government affairs, to the Autism Advisory Task Force created under the state’s new autism insurance reform law. The 18-member task force was created under …

Autism Speaks | Federal Appeals Court Reaffirms Order on Autism, Mental Health Parity Act | June 7, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Federal Appeals Court Reaffirms Order on Autism, Mental Health Parity Act SACRAMENTO (June 7, 2012) -- A federal appeals court has reaffirmed that California health plans must cover all medically necessary treatment for mental disorders as they do for physical illnesses under the state's Mental Health Parity Act, according to the California Department of Insurance. "This …

Autism Speaks | Early Intervention For Toddlers With Autism Highly Effective, Study Finds  | Nov. 30, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

d_200911_esdmDownload Early Intervention For Toddlers With Autism Highly Effective, Study Finds  Significant gains seen in IQ, communication and social interaction SEATTLE, WASH. (November 30, 2009) – A novel early intervention program for very young children with autism – some as young as 18 months – is effective for improving IQ, language ability, and social interaction, …

Archived | PBS Press Release: Autism Today — Autism Awareness Month | April 2011 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

From: Fox Valley Sibling Support Network <fvssn@fvssn.org>To: <SibGroup@yahoogroups.com>, <AdultSibGroup@yahoogroups.com>Cc: Bcc: Date: Tue, 5 Apr 2011 22:00:58 -0500Subject: [SibGroup] PBS Press Release: Autism Today--Autism Awareness Month Check this out...PBS during the week of April 18-26. Autism, including sibling experience on April 18. Caren Zucker was also the producer for the ABC News coverage featuring Don Meyer and Sibshops in Appleton, WI a …