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'Military Parents With Special Needs Kids: Who Makes The Real Sacrifice?'

DALLAS/FORTH WORTH (April 13, 2012) -- Anne Woods, public relations director for Hope For The Warriors®, submitted this Huffington Post blog about the Month of the Military Child and Autism Awareness Month. Read more ... More...

Resources for Military Families

“As a Marine Corps wife and mother of 3 (one with autism), the continuity of care issues military families with disabilities face are very real to me. Access to current resources and information is essential for a parent and their role as th... More...

Autism Speaks Salutes Military Families!

Many military families are impacted by autism. Over 23,000 military dependents have a diagnosis on the autism spectrum. These families are substantially affected by the financial and emotional costs of raising a child with autism.

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Military Families Tell Their Stories at Congressional Briefing

Military families finally got their say before Congress today about the injustice of losing autism benefits for their children when they retire, even when due to being wounded in action. More than 100 members of the military and their supporters j... More...

Autism Speaks Applauds Congress for Approval Of $8 Million For DOD Autism Research Program In FY 2010

NEW YORK, N.Y. (December 21, 2009) – Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, applauds Congress for passage of the FY 2010 Department of Defense Appropriations bill, H.R. 3326, which contains... More...

House Approves $8 Million for DoDARP for FY 2010

Washington, DC (August 1, 2009) -- In a vote of 400-30, the U.S. House has approved $8 million in funding for the Department of Defense Autism Research Program (DoD-ARP) for Fiscal Year 2010. This funding has been... More...

Autism Speaks Lauds Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s Introduction Of 2009 Bill Expanding Military Insurance Coverage Of Autism Therapies

NEW YORK, NY (June 2, 2009) -- Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization, today applauded Senator Kristen Gillibrand’s (D-NY) introduction of the Uniformed Services with Autism (USA) Heroes ... More...

Autism Speaks Applauds Representatives Sestak, Jones, and Rodriguez for Introducing H.R. 1600

Washington, DC (April 30, 2009) -- Autism Speaks today thanked Representatives Joe Sestak, Walter B. Jones, and Ciro Rodriguez for their introduction of H.R.

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President Bush Signs Bill Funding DoD Autism Reasearch Program for Third Straight Year

(Washington, DC - September 30, 2008) Today, President Bush signed into law H.R. 2638, an omnibus measure that in included the final Fiscal 2009 Defense, Homeland Security, Military Construction/Veterans Admi... More...

House Approves $8 Million for 2007 DoDARP Program

WASHINGTON, DC  (August 5, 2007) The FY2008 Defense Appropriations Act passed by the House of Representatives contains an $8 million targeted appropriation for the Autism Spectrum Disorders Research Prog... More...

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