Insurance

In Their Own Words - The Conversation

Janet Edghill is the mother of a 4-year old son with severe autism. In addition to her autism insurance reform advocacy, she is also Vice President of the Hawaii Autism Foundation (HAF), a non-profit whose mission is to find and fund autism tr... More...

The Federal Response to Autism: A Report From The IACC

The federal panel responsible for coordinating the nation’s autism policy – the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) -- held its first meeting on July 10 sin... More...

This Month in Review - May 2012

May was another big month here at Autism Speaks! Take some time to read what has been happening!

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A Greener Shade of Green

Over the past five years, we have celebrated as state after state across the country has turned “green” by enacting autism insurance reform. Michigan... More...

My Employer is Self-Insured. How Do I Get Autism Benefits?

 The Government Relations team held its first webchat in February on autism insurance and received an overwhelming response from families across the United States. Many of you expressed your concerns over working for employers who self-insure... More...

Judith Ursitti Explains Need for Healthcare Reform

Judith Ursitti, our director of state government affairs and the mom of two kids on the spectrum, met with master’s students at Yale University’s Pierson College to talk about autism insurance reform. As a member of the government rela... More...

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