Cure Autism Now | Area autism group races to raise money for research | Jan. 17, 2001 #AutisticHistory

Area autism group races to raise money for research  by Monica P. Wraga Gazette Newspapers Jan. 17, 2001 Before last summer, Susan Pereles of Potomac was only vaguely familiar with the term "autism."But then doctors diagnosed her 2-year-old nephew with the disorder, which affects one person in 500, and she learned all she could about it.  "Until …

Autistics Are Not An Epidemic. We Are #ActuallyAutistic. | #EndAutismSpeaks Monopoly on #AutisticHealthcare & #BanABA

Autistic people are not an epidemic. We are #ActuallyAutistic. ++++++++++++ Image description: Square image divided. Left side features blue background and an image of a man with no hair woman wearing a dark suit, white shirt and yellow tie. Quote: We have an autism epidemic …” — Stuart SpielmanAutism Speaks Senior Policy Advisor & CounselDecember …

Autism Speaks | On the road to autism insurance reform: The Autism Law Summit | May 26, 2016 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

On the road to autism insurance reform: The Autism Law Summit May 26, 2016 As a full-time autism advocate, the highlight of my professional year is the annual Autism Law Summit. The Autism Law Summit is a national gathering of self-selected advocates who want to change autism law and policy for the better. I started …

Autism Speaks briefs Hill on the human genome, precision medicine  | May 4, 2016 #AutisticHistory #EndAutismSpeaks

Autism Speaks briefs Hill on the human genome, precision medicine  May 04, 2016 The Autism Speaks science and advocacy departments presented a briefing on Capitol Hill for Congressional Members and their staff on “The Human Genome and Precision Medicine: Research Developments in Precision Medicine and Autism.” The event was held in coordination with the Congressional Coalition on Autism Research and …

Autism Speaks | ABA coverage to expand for Federal employees in 2017 | March 1, 2016 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

ABA coverage to expand for Federal employees in 2017 March 01, 2016 The Office of Personnel Management, which manages the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHB), has directed its carriers not to exclude coverage of applied behavior analysis (ABA) starting next year. The FEHB program is the nation's largest employer-sponsored health benefits program, covering 8.2 million …

Autism Speaks commends Tennessee as it becomes 50th state requiring that insurance plans cover autism | Aug. 3, 2019 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #EndAutismSpeaks

Autism Speaks commends Tennessee as it becomes 50th state requiring that insurance plans cover autism Reforms eliminate restrictions and gaps in coverage of medically necessary autism care NEW YORK (August 3, 2019) – After more than a decade of advocacy by Autism Speaks, volunteer autism advocates and partners in the disability community, Tennessee is now the …

Autism Speaks applauds Department of Veterans Affairs for including vital autism care in insurance coverage for families of disabled veterans  | Dec. 4, 2020 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #EndAutismSpeaks

Autism Speaks applauds Department of Veterans Affairs for including vital autism care in insurance coverage for families of disabled veterans  Decision follows advocacy efforts by Autism Speaks and other autism groups  December 4, 2020  The Department of Veterans Affairs has informed beneficiaries of the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs …