Advocacy

Autism Speaks Endorses 2010 New York Senate Bill That Would End Insurance Discrimination Against Children With Autism

NEW YORK, NY (March 8, 2010) – Autism Speaks, the nation’'s largest autism science and advocacy organization, today endorsed S.7000, which would require insurance companies to end discriminatory practices and provide coverag... More...

Autism Speaks Joins the Iowa Autism Community In Applauding State Senate Members For Passing Autism Insurance Reform Legislation

NEW YORK, NY (February 23, 2010) -- Autism Speaks today joined Iowa families and other autism advocacy organizations in applauding the members of the State Senate for their passage of Senate File 2349 (formerly SF 1), which requir... More...

Autism Speaks Joins the Virginia Autism Community In Applauding State Senate Members For Passing Autism Insurance Legislation

NEW YORK, NY (February 16, 2010) -- Autism Speaks today joined Virginia families and other autism advocacy organizations in applauding the members of the State Senate for their passage of Senate Bill 464, which requires insurance ... More...

The Power of a Legislative Champion

(February 4, 2010) -- The Missouri autism insurance reform bill, Senate Bill 618, faced two days of debate on the floor of the State Senate this past week. The bill’s sponsor, Missouri State Senator Scott Rupp, fought incredibly ... More...

Autism Speaks Joins the New Hampshire Autism Community In Applauding State House Passage Of Autism Insurance Reform Legislation

Concord, NH (January 6, 2010) – Autism Speaks today joined New Hampshire families and advocates in applauding the members of the State House for passing Connor’'s Law, House Bill 569, an amendment to current law that will re... More...

U.S. Senate Passes Health Care Reform Bill Containing Provision For Au

Washington, DC (December 25, 2009) – Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, applauds the members of the U.S. Senate for yesterday passing an overall health care reform bill that contains pr... More...

Autism Speaks Applauds Congress for Approval Of $8 Million For DOD Autism Research Program In FY 2010

NEW YORK, N.Y. (December 21, 2009) – Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, applauds Congress for passage of the FY 2010 Department of Defense Appropriations bill, H.R. 3326, which contains... More...

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