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July 27, 2016

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has improved the lives of millions of Americans, including many with autism, by prohibiting... More...

July 15, 2016

The U.S. Senate yesterday passed S. 2614, Kevin and Avonte's Law, legislation that would help safeguard children with autism or other... More...

July 14, 2016

The House Education and the Workforce Committee has voted unanimously to approve the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the... More...

June 24, 2016

For 10 years, Autism Speaks has been working with families across the United States to convince state legislatures to require coverage for... More...

June 22, 2016

At the state level, Autism Speaks advocates across the country have celebrated a string of victories so far in 2016, including the enactment... More...

June 15, 2016

Autism advocates in Washington, DC and across the country have made big strides on federal legislation. Below are some of the highlights of... More...

June 14, 2016

On the morning of June 10th 2016, Governor John Hickenlooper signed bill SB16-077, Employment First for People with Disabilities, into law... More...

May 27, 2016

On Wednesday, the Ohio House Committee on Government Affairs and Oversight passed HB 350 by a vote of 8-4. The bill now moves to the House... More...