Advocacy

Autism Speaks Endorses 2011 Minnesota Autism Insurance Reform Bill

NEW YORK, NY (January 27, 2011) – Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest autism advocacy organization, today announced its support for House File 204, the autism insurance reform bill. The legislation would require private health i... More...

Autism Speaks Joins California Autism Community in Endorsing 2011 Autism Insurance Reform Bill

NEW YORK, NY (January 25, 2011) – Autism Speaks joined today with members of the Alliance of California Autism Organizations (ACAO), families and other autism advocates to announce its support for Assembly Bill 171, the autism in... More...

Autism Speaks Endorses 2011 Washington Autism Insurance Reform Bill

NEW YORK, NY (January 21, 2011) – Autism Speaks, the nation'’s largest autism advocacy organization, today announced its support for Senate Bill 5059, also known as “Shayan'’s Law,” the autism insurance reform bill. T... More...

Federal Report To Congress Confirms Urgent Need For Reauthorization Of The Combating Autism Act Of 2006

New York, NY (January 11, 2011) – A Report to Congress issued by the Depart... More...

Autism Speaks Announces First State Autism Insurance Bill Endorsement Of 2011

NEW YORK, NY (January 10, 2011) – Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest autism advocacy organization, today announced its support for House Bill 2214/Senate Bill 555, the autism insurance reform bill. The announcement marks Autism... More...

Advancements Under the Combating Autism Act of 2006:

New prevalence studies published by the CDC reports that ASD now affects roughly 1% of children in the US (1 in 110) and an even higher percentage of boys.   American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that all chil... More...

Advancements Under the Combating Autism Act of 2006:

New prevalence studies published by the CDC reports that ASD now affects roughly 1% of children in the US (1 in 110) and an even higher percentage of boys.   American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that all chil... More...

Autism Speaks Calls For Swift Passage and Enactment Of The Combating Autism Reauthorization Act

NEW YORK, NY (December 20, 2010) – Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, today applauded United States Senator Christopher Dodd (CT) for introducing S.4044, the Combating Autism Reauthoriz... More...

Autism Speaks' Stuart Spielman To Act As Voice for Autism Community on Health Care Reform Implementation

Washington, DC (December 15, 2010) -- The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), a voluntary organization of chief insurance regulatory officials, recently named 27 consumer liaison representatives for 2011, inclu... More...

Autism Speaks Expresses Disappointment on Michigan Senate Failure to Approve Insurance Reform Legislation

LANSING, Mich. (December 3, 2010) – Autism Speaks today expressed great disappointment regarding the Michigan Senate’'s failure to approve autism insurance reform legislation.

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