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2000 Awards (NAAR)

In 2000, NAAR became the first non-governmental organization to break the $1 million mark for funding autism research and committed approximately $1.5 million to fund 19 pilot studies and two mentor-based fellowships in autism research taking place in the United States and Spain.

News Release From the Office Wisconsin's Office of the Commissioner of Insurance: Governor Doyle Announces Implementation of Autism Coverage

October 19, 2009

(October 19, 2009) Madison, WI—Governor Jim Doyle today announced an emergency rule implementing new provisions in state law requiring insurance coverage of autism spectrum disorders.
"We have worked long and hard for this day, and I am thrilled that children across the state living with autism will now have access to the care and support they need and deserve," Governor Doyle said. "We are also helping take the squeeze off the hardworking families that support these children."