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September 11, 2014

SACRAMENTO, CA (September 11, 2014) – As many as 75,000 primarily low-income California children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) will become eligible for a life-altering form of treatment through Medi-Cal starting Monday when California becomes the first state to implement a federal directive to step up Medicaid coverage for children with autism.

June 13, 2014

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 Health Care Services (DHCS) will be directed to incorporate the treatment in Medi-Cal, which is the state's Medicaid program, and request the Legislature for an appropriation.

May 04, 2014

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 clicking on the links below. 

The following Walks took place on Saturday: 

March 05, 2014

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.

February 03, 2014

On Sunday, February 2nd the Ninth Annual Pete’s Brass Rail & Car Wash Superbowl Party in Danville, CA was a huge success! This gem of a restaurant knows how to throw an amazing football fundraiser. Guests were treated to tasty refreshments and engaging entertainment as they watched Super Bowl 48. The night brought in $28,355 in donations to Autism Speaks!