Autism Speaks | ‘1 in 88 Can’t Wait’ Video Released | Sept. 18, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

[Note: The ’autism community’ referenced here is a different community than the Autistic community. The ’autism community’ prevented Autistics from participating in legislation, Autistic healthcare initiatives and more in a meaningful manner. Instead, Autistics are used as a prop, token or ‘self-narrating zoo exhibit’ in these initiatives. ] '1 in 88 Can't Wait' Video Released September …

Autism Speaks | Autism Law Summit Highlights Latest Advances in Insurance Reform | Sept. 10, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Law Summit Highlights Latest Advances in Insurance Reform September 10, 2012 WASHINGTON, DC (September 10, 2012) -- Autism Speaks honored the nation's top state-level advocates and highlighted the latest advances in autism insurance reform during the 7th annual Autism Law Summit. Approximately 100 parents, lawyers and practitioners representing 33 states from Hawaii to New Hampshire …

Autism Speaks | Gov. Jindal Signs Bill Expanding Louisiana Benefits | June 28, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Gov. Jindal Signs Bill Expanding Louisiana Benefits June 28, 2012 BATON ROUGE (JUNE 28, 2012) -- Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation today expanding Louisiana's 2008 autism insurance reform law by raising the age cap to 21 and eliminating the $144,000 cap on lifetime benefits. Families paying thousands of dollars a year in insurance premiums will be able starting in …

Autism Speaks | On to the Senate, HB.771 Clears the House by Unanimous Vote | May 1 ,2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

On to the Senate, HB.771 Clears the House by Unanimous Vote May 01, 2012 BATON ROUGE (May 1, 2012) -- The Louisiana House unanimously approved HB.771, a bill that would raise the age cap for autism insurance benefits under state law to 21. The measure moves next to the Senate. Shelley Hendrix, Autism Speaks director of …

Autism Speaks Endorses Louisiana Bill Raising Age Cap to 21 on Autism Insurance Benefits | March 8, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks Endorses Louisiana Bill Raising Age Cap to 21 on Autism Insurance Benefits March 08, 2012 NEW YORK, NY (March 8, 2012) –  Autism Speaks, the world’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, today endorsed HB.771, which would amend Louisiana’s 2008 autism insurance reform law by raising the age cap to 21 and eliminating the $144,000 …

Autism Speaks Applauds Congress for Approval Of $8 Million For DOD Autism Research Program In FY 2010 | Dec. 21, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks Applauds Congress for Approval Of $8 Million For DOD Autism Research Program In FY 2010 NEW YORK, N.Y. (December 21, 2009) – Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, applauds Congress for passage of the FY 2010 Department of Defense Appropriations bill, H.R. 3326, which contains $8 million for the DoD …