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October 04, 2017

Today we remember Alabama State Representative, Jim Patterson who passed away on Monday of a sudden heart attack. Representative Patterson... More...

September 29, 2017

The Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage (RAISE) Family Caregivers Act was introduced to support family caregivers in the United... More...

September 15, 2017

Stabilizing the CHIP funding stream and protecting gains in children’s health coverage will remain a priority

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September 08, 2017

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released its Report to Congress on Young Adults and Transitioning Youth with Autism... More...

May 23, 2017

Autism Speaks joins the Autism Society of Alabama in applauding Governor Kay Ivey for signing into law House Bill 284, which requires... More...

April 20, 2017

New York State Assembly Social Services Chair Andrew Hevesi (A.D. 28) announced on April 10 the New York State Assembly and New York State... More...

April 05, 2017

Nineteen states currently offer ABLE accounts, which allow individuals to save for short- and long-term disability-related expenses on a tax... More...

March 22, 2017

In Endrew, the Court grapples with what level of services are due students with special needs. Under the Individuals with Disabilities... More...