ABA state licensure

Cuomo Enacts NY ABA Licensing Law

ALBANY (January 10, 2014) -- Governor Andrew Cuomo today signed a bill facilitating insurance coverage for Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy for autism by creating a state licensing procedure for practitioners. The new ... More...

West Virginia Psychology Board Withdraws Controversial ABA Proposal

NEW YORK (September 29, 2011) – Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, today applauded the West Virginia Board of Examiners of Psychologists for acting in the best interests of th... More...

'Autism insurance help faces delay in Va.' Richmond Times-Dispatch

RICHMOND (Dec. 3, 2011) -- "Hundreds of families across Virginia who had counted on mandated insurance coverage for their autistic children next month may have to wait untold months more for help." ... More...

'Families disappointed by delay in autism insurance' Richmond Times-Dispatch

RICHMOND (Dec. 4, 2011) -- "Parents expressed disappointment and confusion Saturday over the likely delay in implementation of at least part of a new state law designed to mandate insurance coverage for children with autism.&... More...

CBS-7: 'Local autism advocates pledge to continue fighting for insurance coverag

ROANOKE (Dec. 8, 2011) -- WDBJ, the CBS affiliate for Roanoke, aired a report on the continuing controversy surrounding implementation of the state's autism insurance reform law. Learn more ... More...

CBS-7: 'Autism groups return to the State Capitol for legislative fix'

RICHMOND (Jan. 13, 2012) -- "Last year’s General Assembly session brought a hard-fought victory for Virginia families affected by autism. Lawmakers approved legislation mandating insurance coverage for children under th... More...

Gov. McDonnell Signs Bill Protecting ABA Coverage Under State's Autism Insurance

RICHMOND (Feb. 7, 2012) -- Governor Bob McDonnell today signed HB-1106 into law, correcting a flaw that had been incorporated in Virginia's 2011 autism insurance reform law.

The bill assures that providers of Applied Be... More...

Virginia Board of Medicine Issues Emergency BCBA Regulations

RICHMOND (June 25, 2012) -- The Virginia Board of Medicine voted last week on emergency regulations related to the state licensure of Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) and Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst, (BCaBA... More...

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