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Military Families Ask Congress to Fix TRICARE

WASHINGTON, DC (April 9, 2014) -- Military families raising children with autism and Down syndrome today called on Congress to overhaul insurance coverage provided under TRICARE for applied behavior analysis (ABA) during Capitol H... More...

Military Kids Gain Easier Access to ABA, But Barriers Remain

WASHINGTON, DC (February 6, 2014) -- TRICARE, the military healthcare program, has eased onerous testing and assessment requirements for retiring service members to access applied behavior analysis (ABA) under its P... More...

Deal on Defense Bill Drops Kids With Autism

WASHINGTON, DC (December 13, 2013) -- An 11th-hour agreement on a new Defense bill hammered out by the Senat... More...

Local Schools Told to Step Up Services for Military Kids

WASHINGTON, DC (August 28, 2013) -- In response to longstanding concerns raised by military families subject to frequent relocation, local school districts have been directed to provide special educat... More...

Autism Speaks Analyzes Military's New ABA Policies

(July 31 Update: Autism Speaks has received copies of letters issued by TRICARE to its regional contractors confirming in writing that there will no changes in ABA coverage under the ECHO Autism Demonstration ... More...

Military Families Stage Rally to Keep ABA

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (July 21, 2013) -- Military families gathered in Virginia Beach over the weekend to start a petition drive urging Congress to require better insurance coverage for applied behavior analysis (ABA) treatment for a... More...

TRICARE Retreats On Planned ABA Cuts for Military Kids

WASHINGTON, DC (July 18, 2013) -- The Department of Defense announced today its new restrictions on applied behavior analysis (ABA) for the nation's 23,000 military kids with autism will not be applied to active duty memb... More...

Warner Joins Chorus of Protest Over ABA Cuts for Military Kids

WASHINGTON, DC (July 17, 2013) -- U.S. Senator Mark Warner of Virginia has added his voice to the protest over changes proposed by TRICARE to its coverage for applied behavior analysis (ABA) for military kids, ... More...

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