Advocacy

Confused by Insurance? There's An App For You

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

It's Bipartisan! We Need a National Plan on 1 in 68

Members of Congress, Governors calls for national plan to address autism

Reid, McConnell Sign On To ABLE

Senate leaders cosponsor major disability legislation allowing tax-free savings accounts

Congress Urged To Reach Out to Communities of Color

Autism Speaks VP Jamitha Fields highlights Early Access to Care initiative

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Advocacy News

Date: April 18, 2014
Washington employees accuse aerospace giant of Mental Health Parity violations More...
Date: April 17, 2014
Denials followed by delays prompts new regulatory enforcement More...
Date: April 16, 2014
Gov. Brownback enacts law making Kansas 10th state to expand coverage More...
Date: April 09, 2014
House, Senate members briefed on needed changes in ABA coverage for military kids More...
Date: April 03, 2014
Gov. Gary Herbert signs bill requiring ABA, other coverages More...

Advocacy Blog Posts

Wednesday, March 19, 2014
The following blog is by Shelley Hendrix, Autism Speaks' director of grassroots development. Over the last decade, I have witnessed our...
Monday, March 3, 2014
Jennifer Sheridan, or "Mom to Charlie," is our grassroots advocacy chair for Tennessee and helping to lead the fight in the...
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Jasper Hood is the son of Quess Hood, a special education teacher from Ripley, Mississippi, who has led the charge for better autism insurance...
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Artwork by a talented group of young artists with disabilities from Washington, DC will go on display starting Thursday and running...
Monday, February 17, 2014
This guest post is from Paul Silver, a 25-year-old self-advocate with Asperger Syndrome. Paul discusses Ava's Law, an autism insurance...