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Rep. Larson Celebrates House Vote with Connecticut Military Families

May 22, 2012

HARTFORD, CT (May 22, 2012) -- Rep. John Larson of Connecticut joined with local military families to celebrate and raise awareness of last week's vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on a measure that would end insurance discrimination against Department of Defense military families caring for dependents with autism.

Autism Speaks Salutes House Vote to End Insurance Discrimination Against Military Families Raising Kids with Autism

May 17, 2012

NEW YORK (May 17, 2012) -- Autism Speaks, the nation’s leading autism advocacy and science organization, today hailed the U.S. House of Representatives for approving a bipartisan amendment that would assure all Department of Defense members of the military, regardless of their duty status, receive autism insurance benefits for their dependents.

Autism Speaks Salutes Advocate Jeremy Hilton on Winning 2012 Military Spouse of the Year

May 11, 2012

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NEW YORK, NY (May 11, 2012) – Autism Speaks, the nation's leading autism science and advocacy organization, today saluted autism advocate Jeremy Hilton on being named 2012 “Military Spouse of the Year” after winning a competition hosted by Military Spouse magazine.

San Diego Padres Honor Military Spouses

May 07, 2012

SAN DIEGO (May 7, 2012) -- Karen Driscoll with the Autism Speaks Government Relations team threw out the honorary first pitch for the San Diego Padres game against the Florida Marlins at PETCO Park as part of Military Spouse Appreciation Day presented by TriWest. Driscoll, a Marine Corps wife and mother of a son with autism, recently joined Autism Speaks as Associate Director for Federal Government Affairs and Military Relations.

San Diego Padres Honor Military Spouses

May 07, 2012

SAN DIEGO (May 7, 2012) -- Karen Driscoll with the Autism Speaks Government Relations team threw out the honorary first pitch for the San Diego Padres game against the Florida Marlins at PETCO Park as part of Military Spouse Appreciation Day presented by TriWest. Driscoll, a Marine Corps wife and mother of a son with autism, recently joined Autism Speaks as Associate Director for Federal Government Affairs and Military Relations.