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Autism Speaks, CCD Respond to Collapse of Congressional 'Super Committee'

NEW YORK (November 22, 2011) --  The collapse this week of the Congressional “Supercommittee” to come up with a deficit reduction plan could lead to automatic cuts in the federal budget totaling at least $1... More...

Summary of the Combating Autism Reauthorization Act (CARA):

Sponsored in the Senate by Senators Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Mike Enzi (R-WY), with Senators Richard Durbin (D-IL) and Scott Brown (R-MA) as original cosponsors; in the... More...

Autism Speaks Enlists in Joint Appeal to Senate to Complete Action on CARA

WASHINGTON, DC (September 21, 2011) -- Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, joined with lawmakers and other leaders in the aut... More...

Autism Speaks Enlists in Joint Appeal to Senate to Complete Action on CARA

WASHINGTON, DC (September 21, 2011) -- Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, joined with lawmakers and other leaders in the aut... More...

Advancements Under the Combating Autism Act of 2006:

New prevalence studies published by the CDC reports that ASD now affects roughly 1% of children in the US (1 in 110) and an even higher percentage of boys.   American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that all chil... More...

Advancements Under the Combating Autism Act of 2006:

New prevalence studies published by the CDC reports that ASD now affects roughly 1% of children in the US (1 in 110) and an even higher percentage of boys.   American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that all chil... More...

House Passes FY 09 Appropriations Bill Containing $8 Million for DoDARP

Washington, D.C)  (September 25, 2008)  The Fiscal Year 2009 Defense Appropriations bill was passed by the full House by a vote of 370-58 and ncludes $8 million for the Department of Defense Autism Spectrum Disorder... More...

Conference Committee Approves Increase in Budget for Autism Services and Treatment

WASHINGTON, DC  (November 1, 2007) -- The joint House and Senate conference committee approved $37 million for autism services and treatment programs at the Health and Human Services's Health Resources and Services A... More...

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