New Jersey

Sen. Menendez, Autism Speaks' Peter Bell Discuss CDC Study During Nutley Visit

NUTLEY (April 6, 2012) -- U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) said the recent autism prevalence study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was an "eyeopener," noting that the numbers for New Jersey were even... More...

'N.J. insurers flout the law on autism, advocates contend:' NJ.Com

TRENTON (June 24, 2012) -- "When the state Supreme Court five years ago ordered New Jersey and its insurer to pay for intensive therapy for a 5-year-old boy with autism, other families thought their days of piling up debt to ... More...

A Vision for New Jersey’s Autism Community

This post is by Peter Bell is executive vice president for programs and services at Autism Speaks. He oversees the foundation’s government relations and family services activities and also serves as an advisor to the science division. Pe... More...

Autism Speaks Joins The New Jersey Autism Community In Applauding State Legislature For Passing Autism Insurance Legislation

NEW YORK, NY (June 25, 2009) -- Autism Speaks today joined New Jersey families and other autism advocacy organizations in applauding the state Legislature for passing the autism insurance reform bill, (S-1651/A-2238), which requir... More...

Autism Speaks Joins the New Jersey Autism Community In Applauding State Senate Passage Of Autism Insurance Reform Legislation

TRENTON, NJ (June 18, 2009) – Autism Speaks today joined New Jersey families, Autism New Jersey, and other autism advocacy organizations in applauding the members of the State Senate for passing S-1651, which requires insurance c... More...

Autism Speaks Co-Founder Bob Wright Testifies At New Jersey Legislature Hearing In Support Of Autism Insurance Reform Bill

TRENTON, NJ (May 18, 2009) -- Autism Speaks Co-founder Bob Wright today testified before the New... More...

Autism Insurance Bill Moving Forward in New Jersey

Trenton, NJ (June 6, 2008) -- New Jersey has become the latest state to address autism insurance reform legislation in its statehouse.  Assembly bill 2238 and Senate Bill 1651 will include coverage for therapies such as ... More...

Subcommittee Holds Hearing on the Role of Medicaid for Americans with

(Washington, DC - January 16, 2008)  The House Committee on Energy and Commerce - Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Congressman Frank J. Pallone (NJ), held a hearing on Wednesday, January 16, 2008, investigating Medicaid'... More...

National Public Radio Covers New Jersey Autism Case

(September 26, 2007) On Sept. 26, the National Public Radio program "Morning Edition" broadcast a story about Jake Micheletti, a New Jersey boy whose parents succesfully sued their insurance company to force the insurer ... More...

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