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Autism Speaks Volunteer Named New State Prison Director

SALT LAKE CITY (June 12, 2013) -- Autism Speaks volunteer Rollin Cook has been named Utah's new director of the Department of Corrections. The oldest of his four children has autism.

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Malloy Signs DSM-V Bill

HARTFORD (June 5, 2013) -- Governor Dannel Malloy has signed a bill, SB.1029, that shields anyone diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder prior to ... More...

CT Legislature Passes DSM-V Bill

HARTFORD (May 31, 2013) -- The Connecticut Legislature has sent Gov. Dannel Malloy a bill guaranteeing that anyone diagnosed with an autism spect... More...

Five Autism Bills Head to Senate Floor

SACRAMENTO (May 24, 2013) -- Five bills designed to improve the operation of Regional Centers have been voted out of the state Senate Appropriations Committee and sent to the Senate floor.

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Autism Speaks Joins Outcry Over Cutoff in ABA services

SACRAMENTO (May 10, 2013) -- Autism Speaks has joined with advocacy groups from acro... More...

Steinberg Extension Bill Advances in Senate

SACRAMENTO (May 2, 2013) -- The California Senate Health Committee voted unanimously to release  (S... More...

Tennessee: 2013 In Review and Steps Ahead For Autism Insurance Reform

NASHVILLE (April 29, 2013) -- Autism Speaks' advocacy chair for Tennessee, Jennifer Sheridan, has produced a short video summarizing the progress to date on the Tennessee autism insurance reform bill and rallying continued sup... More...

Maryland TAG Proposes New Autism Insurance Rules

ANNAPOLIS (April 26, 2013) -- The Maryland Autism Technical Advisory Group (TAG) today recommended new regulations for health insurance coverage for autism treatments, such as applied ... More...

Texas Autism Awareness Day Set For April 30

AUSTIN (April 23, 2013) -- Texas Autism Awareness Day will be celebrated Tuesday, April 30 at the Capitol and include a series of events, including opportunities to meet with lawmakers to advocate for SB.1484, a bill that would el... More...

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