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Feds Will Pick Up Cost of Trackers for Children With Autism, NY Senator Says

New York (January 29, 2014) - U.S. Senator Charles Schumer on Wednesday announced the federal government is going to pay for voluntary tracking devices for children with autism.

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New Video Shows Avonte Oquendo Exiting School's Open Door

(January 29, 2014) A report on WNBC-TV showed previously unseen footage from the day Avonte Oquendo disappeared from his school last October. In the video, a door is left open for a period of time, and Avonte exits the school... More...

Coach Skerry and Herrion Talk Autism Awareness Day in College B-Ball

(January 29, 2014) – Autism Awareness in College Hoops started based on the idea of two coaches who have a passion for spreading autism awareness. Towson’s Pat Skerry and Marshall’s Tom Herrion, both who hav... More...

Sen. Schumer, Attorney General Holder Discuss Avonte's Law

Washington, D.C. (January 29, 2014)  - Senator Chuck Schumer (D - NY) questioned Attorney General Eric Holder about funding for "Avonte's Law" at today's meeting of the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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Autism Speaks Participates in a Night at the Museum Autism Initiative

The story below is written by Marianne Sullivan, Autism Speaks' Managing Director of Programs and Services - West, ... More...

Victory in Arizona for the Disability Community

After two years, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development ... More...

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