Advocacy

Showdown In Raleigh

North Carolina families demand lawmakers pass autism insurance reform

Autism CARES Heads For Final Senate Vote

Senate HELP Committee okays five-year renewal of federal funding for autism

Turning Up The Heat In North Carolina

Autism Speaks takes on Big Insurance in aggressive ad campaign

Confused by Insurance? There's An App For You

Our new interactive Autism Speaks Insurance Link helps answer your questions about autism coverage

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Advocacy News

Date: July 31, 2014
Bill sent to Governor Deval Patrick More...
Date: July 31, 2014
Bill allowing tax-free savings for disabilities on the move More...
Date: July 24, 2014
Autism Speaks Global Autism Public Health Initiative highlighted More...
Date: July 23, 2014
Bill would allow tax-free savings accounts for people with disabilities More...
Date: July 15, 2014
Liz Feld urges BCBS to drop its opposition in open letter More...

Advocacy Blog Posts

Monday, July 28, 2014
This blog post is by Ali Dyer, Assistant Director of Grassroots Advocacy. Her older brother Jeff is affected by autism. ‘Our 1 in 68 can...
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Danny Ryan lives on Long Island (NY) with his 3 sons, one of whom has autism. Jonny’s birthday was this past Tuesday and he turned 17...
Friday, July 18, 2014
The following blog is by Shelley Hendrix, Autism Speaks' director of grassroots development. This blog originally appeared in the...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Lorri Unumb, vice president of state government affairs for Autism Speaks, travels the country advocating for families and individuals facing...
Monday, July 14, 2014
Lorri Unumb, vice president of state government affairs for Autism Speaks, travels the country advocating for families and individuals facing...