Autism Speaks: Early Intervention Found Cost Effective Through School Years | May 1, 2013 #BanABA #AutisticHistory

Autism Speaks: Not An Autistic Ally Early Intervention Found Cost Effective Through School Years Early Start Denver Model not only achieves optimal outcomes in IQ, social interaction and brain activity, but minimizes therapies required through school years following intervention  (NEW YORK, N.Y.) May 1, 2013 – The Early Start Denver Model (ESDM), a comprehensive behavioral early …

Cure Autism Now | It’s time for us to pick up the pace | April 1998 #AutisticHistory

Los Angeles County Bar JournalApril, 1998 It's time for us to pick up the pace By Marc AdelmanPresident, State Bar of California     During my inaugural address at last September's annual meeting, I asked our membership to take on issues involving representation of our children in need. There are more than 2.3 million children in the …

Autism Speaks Presents On Advocacy At South Korea Conference | Sept. 3, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #EndAutismSpeaks

Autism Speaks Presents On Advocacy At South Korea Conference September 03, 2014 KINTEX, SOUTH KOREA (Sept. 3, 2014) -- Autism Speaks senior leadership team members Dan and Lorri Unumb [below, standing left] shared the latest developments with autism and government relations in the United States at the SENDEX international convention on special education and assistive technology. Lorri Unumb, …

Autism Speaks | Local Schools Told to Step Up Services for Military Kids (PDFs Avail.) | Aug. 28, 2013 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Local Schools Told to Step Up Services for Military Kids August 28, 2013 WASHINGTON, DC (August 28, 2013) -- In response to longstanding concerns raised by military families subject to frequent relocation, local school districts have been directed to provide special education and related services for transferring military students that are "comparable" with what they received at their previous school. An estimated 23,500 children in military …

Autism Speaks | Feds Tell Ohio to Cover ABA Under ‘Help Me Grow’ | Sept. 13, 2013 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Feds Tell Ohio to Cover ABA Under 'Help Me Grow' September 13, 2013 COLUMBUS (Sept. 13, 2013) -- The U.S. Department of Education has directed Ohio to provide ABA for children under age 3 through its federally supported "Help Me Grow" program, stepping into a dispute that is already the subject of litigation. According to a report in …

Autism Speaks | Sen. Menendez, Autism Speaks’ Peter Bell Discuss CDC Study During Nutley Visit | April 6, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Sen. Menendez, Autism Speaks' Peter Bell Discuss CDC Study During Nutley Visit April 06, 2012 NUTLEY (April 6, 2012) -- U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) said the recent autism prevalence study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was an "eyeopener," noting that the numbers for New Jersey were even higher at 1 in 49 …

Autism Speaks | New York State Commission on Property Tax Relief Report to Governor Recommends Severe Cuts to Special Education | Dec. 11, 2008 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Ban ABA New York State Commission on Property Tax Relief Report to Governor Recommends Severe Cuts to Special Education (December 11, 2008) On December 1, 2008, the New York State Commission on Property Tax Relief, chaired by Thomas Suozzi, released a report proposing that the state government make severe cuts in funding for special education and …