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Autism Speaks Applauds U.S. House for Passage Of New Federal Legislation To Improve Services For Children And Adults With Autism

September 23, 2010

NEW YORK, N.Y. (September 23, 2010) – Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, today applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for passing the Training and Research for Autism Improvements Nationwide, which would provide for grants and technical assistance to improve services rendered to children and adults with autism, and their families. Floor debate on the bill was held yesterday with comments from Congressmen Chris Smith (NJ-4), Michael Doyle (PA-14), Frank Pallone Jr. (NJ-6), and Edward Whitfield (KY-1).

Autism Speaks Endorses 2010 Federal Legislation to Improve Services for Children and Adults with Autism

July 22, 2010

NEW YORK, N.Y. (July 22, 2010) – Autism Speaks, the nation'’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, today endorsed the Training and Research for Autism Improvements Nationwide, which would provide for grants and technical assistance to improve services rendered to children and adults with autism, and their families. Introduced by Congressman Michael Doyle (PA-14), the TRAIN Act would also expand the number of University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research, and Service.