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ABLE Tied To National Response to Rising Autism Rates

WASHINGTON, DC (March 28, 2014) --Responding to yesterday's release of the new 1 in 68 autism prevalence estimate, Congressional leaders said the ABLE Act must be part of a national plan to address the public health ... More...

Liz Feld Discusses New CDC Autism Prevalence Numbers on MSNBC

(March 28, 2014) - Autism Speaks President Liz Feld appeared on MSNBC's "News Nation" today to discuss  the CDC's new autism prevalence estimate of 1 in 68, and to emphasize the need or a comp... More...

It's Bipartisan: US Needs A Plan To Respond To 1 in 68

WASHINGTON, DC (March 28, 2014) -- Members of Congress and state governors are demanding a concerted national response to autism in America following yesterday's release of new autism prevalence numbers by the Centers for Dise... More...

House Members Respond to CDC Announcement

WASHINGTON, DC (March 27, 2014) -- Members of the U.S. House of Representatives issued the following statements today in response to the new autism prevalence estimates made by the Centers of Disease Control and Preventi... More...

U.S. Senators Respond To CDC Announcement

WASHINGTON, DC (March 27, 2014) -- Members of the U.S. Senate today issued the following statements in response to the new autism prevalence numbers issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (Statements from House ... More...

State Leaders Respond To CDC Announcement

(March 28, 2014) -- State leaders issued the following statements in response to the new autism prevalence estimates made by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. (Statements from U.S. Senate members are ... More...

Autism Speaks Urges Federal Leadership In Communities Of Color

WASHINGTON, DC (March 25, 2014) -- Testifying before a Congressional panel today, Autism Speaks' Vice President for Community Affairs Jamitha Fields, urged our nation’s leaders to do more for people affected by autism in... More...

Double Up: Reid, McConnell Sign On To ABLE Bill

WASHINGTON, DC (March 25, 2014) -- The Senate's top two leaders--Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY)--have signed on as cosponsors of the ABLE Act, a virtual green l... More...

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