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Major Overhaul Urged for Medical Care for Military Kids

WASHINGTON, DC (October 5, 2013) -- Autism Speaks has joined the American Academy of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Association, Easter Seals and other major advocacy groups in their appeal for TRICARE to overhaul its pe... 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...

Congress Demands Answers On ABA Cutbacks For Military Kids

WASHINGTON, DC (July 11, 2013) -- In a strongly worded letter to the Department of Defense, U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Patty Murray (D-WA) demanded to know the reasoning behind new policy changes that severel... More...

Autism Speaks Issues FAQs on TRICARE Changes

WASHINGTON, DC (July 5, 2013) -- Autism Speaks has developed a Frequently Asked Questions guide for military families to better understand the changes in coverage for applied behavior analysis (ABA) announced in late June by TRICA... More...

TRICARE 'Turns Back the Clock' On Military Families

WASHINGTON, DC (June 27, 2013) -- Military families will face new restrictions and cutbacks obtaining applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy for their children with autism under new policies made public this week by TRICARE, the ... More...

Better ABA Care for Military Families Moves in House

WASHINGTON, DC (June 14, 2013) -- The U.S. House of Representatives has approved an amendment to the new defense bill that would require the Pentagon to cover ABA care for all military families raising children with developmental ... More...

Federal Judge Reverses Course on TRICARE ABA Ruling

WASHINGTON, DC (June 7, 2013) -- Autism Speaks expressed disappointment with a federal judge's unusual decision to partially reverse... More...

Autism Speaks: ABA Plan For Military Families Is A Dud

WASHINGTON, DC (May 24, 2013) -- Autism Speaks today expressed disappointment with the terms of a one-year ABA pilot program for military families developed by the Department of Defense (DoD) through TRICARE and cal... More...

Delayed TRICARE Pilot Program Comes Under Senate Scrutiny

WASHINGTON, DC (April 18, 2013) -- Critical questions regarding a one-year ABA pilot program ordered by Congress but yet to be created were left unanswered by TRICARE during ... More...

Congress Includes $6 Million for Autism Research in Budget Measure

WASHINGTON, DC (March 22, 2013) -- A government funding bill approved by Congress includes $6 million for the Department of Defense Autism Research Program.

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