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Autism Speaks' Leslie Long and Stuart Spielman Featured on NYMetroParents

(March 21, 2014) - Today's NYMetroParents online featured ... More...

NY Times to Congress: Get Moving on ABLE

NEW YORK (March 14, 2014) -- The New York Times today urged Congress in an editorial to get mov... More...

Senate Sends Obama 'Kids First' Research Act

WASHINGTON, DC (March 13, 2014) -- The Senate by unanimous consent has approved the Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act ... More...

HHS Report to Congress: How Federal Funds For Autism Are Spent

WASHINGTON, DC (February 28, 2014) -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has reported to Congress on how fun... More...

Obama Signs Minimum Wage Order, Adds Workers With Disabilities

WASHINGTON, DC (February 12, 2014) -- President Obama signed an executive order today raising the hourly minimum wa... More...

Kids First Bill Gets Bipartisan Boost in Senate

WASHINGTON, DC (January 28, 2014) -- A bipartisan initiative to increase federal funding for pediatric research picked up momentum yesterday with the announcement that the ... More...

New Defense Budget Bill Continues Autism Research Funding

WASHINGTON, DC (January 21, 2014) -- House and Senate budget negotiators have agreed to continue funding the Department of Defense Autism Research Program (DoDARP) at $6 million i... More...

House Approves 'Kids First' Bill Adding Research Funding

WASHINGTON, DC (December 11, 2013) -- The U.S. House of Representatives today approved the Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act on a bipartisan 295-103 vote. The bill was first announced by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R... More...

Autism Caucus Grows After AS2DC Summit

WASHINGTON, DC (November 14, 2013) -- U.S. Senator Bob Casey [D-PA] and Reps. Tim Griffin [R-AR] and Kevin Yoder [R-KS] have joined the Congression... More...

Autism Speaks to Washington

On November 12-14, Autism Speaks will ho... More...

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