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TRICARE Retreats On Planned ABA Cuts for Military Kids

WASHINGTON, DC (July 18, 2013) -- The Department of Defense announced today its new restrictions on applied behavior analysis (ABA) for the nation's 23,000 military kids with autism will not be applied to active duty memb... More...

Warner Joins Chorus of Protest Over ABA Cuts for Military Kids

WASHINGTON, DC (July 17, 2013) -- U.S. Senator Mark Warner of Virginia has added his voice to the protest over changes proposed by TRICARE to its coverage for applied behavior analysis (ABA) for military kids, ... More...

Outcry Grows Over Looming ABA Cuts for Military Kids

WASHINGTON, DC (July 16, 2013)  --  Military families from around the nation are raising their voices over policy changes proposed by TRICARE, the military health insurance plan, that would restrict their acces... 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...

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