Advocacy

Delaware Bill History

June 13, 2012:  House Insurance Committee releases SB.22 for final floor vote in the House

June 7, 2012: Senate approves SB.22 unanimously; bill moves to the House

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Arkansas Bill History

March 4, 2011: HB 1315 signed into law by Governor Mike Beebe!

March 2, 2011: HB 1315 passes the Senate by unanimous vote.

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New Study Finds Autism Insurance, Mental Health Parity Laws Helping Fa

NEW YORK – Autism Speaks hailed the release of a new study that documents the cost savings for autism therapies for families who live in states with autism insurance reform or mental health parity laws. ... More...

Federal Judge Rules for Military Families on ABA Coverage

WASHINGTON, DC (July 26, 2012) -- A federal judge in Washington has handed military families a major victory in their pursuit of insurance coverage for Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy for their dependents by ... More...

Autism Law Summit

The 2012 Autism Law Summit September 7-9, Washington, DC George Washington University Law School ... More...

Adult Employment: New Allies Come On Board

As stagnant employment rates continue to nag the U.S. economy, one of the worst-affected groups--adults with autism and other developmental disabilities – has gained two valuable allies at the federal and state levels.

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Peter Bell Re-appointed to White House Disabilities Panel

WASHINGTON, DC (July 18, 2012) -- Autism Speaks Executive Vice President of Programs and Services Peter Bell has been re-appointed as a member of the President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disab... More...

Another Victory for ABA Coverage in Washington State

SEATTLE -- The Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA) has settled with a group of state employees who sued for coverage of applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy to treat autism under the state'’s Uniform Medical Plan.... More...

ABLE Co-sponsors

S.313 (75) Sponsor Sen. Robert Casey [D-PA]

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Summary of the ABLE ACT:

(S.313) -- Sponsored by Senator Robert Casey, Jr (D-PA) ... More...

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