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Florida became the 5th state to enact autism insurance reform on May 2, 2008.

Find your Florida elected officials here.
Find autism resources for Florida families here.

State Officials
Governor Richard Scott (R)
Lt. Governor Jennifer Carroll (R)
Florida Senate; Florida House of Representatives

Federal Officials
U.S. Senator Bill Nelson (D)
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R)
U.S. House of Representatives Florida delegation

Florida News

TALLAHASSEE (January 2, 2014) -- Sen. Jeremy Ring (D-Broward) is again championing legislation that would enable parents who believe their young child may have autism to...

MIAMI (November 10, 2013) -- A federal judge has ordered Florida's Medicaid program to immediately cover applied behavior analysis (ABA) for children with...

MIAMI (September 23, 2013) -- A federal appeals court has upheld an order directing...

 

MIAMI (February 1, 2013) -- A federal judge today granted Autism Speaks' request...

MIAMI (January 7, 2013) -- The state of Florida is appealing a 2012 federal court order that it cover ABA for children with autism under Medicaid, arguing it should have...

NEW YORK, NY (March 26, 2012) – Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization and the leading voice on autism...

CORAL GABLES, FL (October 14, 2011) -- U.S. Senator Marco Rubio of Florida was honored at a "Puzzle Pieces of Our Community" event in recognition of his exemplary...

(Tallahassee, FL) August 15, 2008 --  Florida Governor Charlie Crist announced the appointment of Elizabeth Emken, Autism Speaks Vice President of Government Relations,...

1. What does the Florida Autism Legislation (Senate Bill Number 2654) do?
There are three major components of the Florida Autism Legislation, each with an important...

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