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Autism Speaks’ Dan Unumb Weighs in On Medicaid Change

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Medi-Cal Funding For ABA Fails, But New Option Emerges

SACRAMENTO (June 13, 2014) -- A $50 million appropriation sought for Medi-Cal to provide behavioral health treatment for autism failed to make the final cut in California's state budget negotiations. But the Department of... More...

Walk Now for Autism Speaks in San Jose, San Angelo & North Shore

Three locations across the country held walks this weekend to raise funds and awareness for autism. It's not too late to make a donation to these events. You can see the event status and make a general donation to an individual Walk by cl... More...

Licensing Struck Down As Basis For ABA Denials in California

(April 25, 2014) -- Demanding that providers of applied behavior analysis (ABA) hold a state license cannot be used to deny insurance coverage of medically necessary treatment for autism, a California appe... More...

California Cracks Down On Autism Insurance Denials

(April 17, 2014) -- The California Department of Insurance has won the go-ahead to enforce tough new requirements to stop private insurers from denying and delaying coverage for behavioral health treatments, su... More...

Medicaid Coverage For ABA Raised in California

SACRAMENTO (March 5, 2014) -- The leader of the California Senate has raised the possibility of funding coverage for applied behavior analysis (ABA) for autism through Medi-Cal, the state's Medicaid program.

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Rolling Stone Looks at Story of High-Schooler with Autism Arrested for Selling Drugs

In an article entitled "The Entrapment of Jesse Snodgrass," Rolling Stone magazine looks at the story of Jesse Snodgrass, a 17-year-old hig... More...

Steinberg Calls March 4 Hearing To Assess Insurance Law

SACRAMENTO (February 21, 2014) -- California Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg has scheduled a March 4 hearing to examine the impacts of the state's 2011 autism insurance reform law, including a review of how the Regi... More...

Petes Brass Rail Superbowl Party Raises $28,355 for Autism Speaks

On Sunday, February 2nd the Ninth Annual Pete’s Brass Rail & Car Wash Superbowl Party in Danville, ... More...

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