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September 22, 2016

The Senate Finance Committee today moved to the full Senate the ABLE to Work Act, sponsored by Senator Richard Burr (R-NC), and the ABLE... More...

September 15, 2016

Family caregivers play a hugely important role in providing supports to individuals with autism throughout their lifetime. The primary... More...

September 13, 2016

Today the U. S. House voted 405 to 5 to approve H.R. 5587, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act,... More...

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...