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January 08, 2016

Albany, NY−Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed ABLE legislation that will allow families the opportunity to set up tax-free 529A savings... More...

January 05, 2016

In a recent report by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), pediatricians are urged to advocate for children with disabilities and... More...

January 05, 2016

Since our inception in 2005 Autism Speaks has called for a national strategy on autism. We continue to call on every candidate and elected... More...

January 04, 2016

All students deserve educational opportunities that best prepare them for the next step in life after secondary school, whether it is higher... More...

December 17, 2015

Last year, eleven-year-old autism self-advocate from Florida, Jack Garchik was introduced to Congressman Patrick E. Murphy (FL-18) at the... More...

December 15, 2015

One year ago this month, advocates across the country celebrated a victory eight years in the making when President Obama signed the Stephen... More...

December 10, 2015

Through December 14th, participants in the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program can make changes in their health insurance... More...

December 09, 2015

This week President Obama signed S. 1177, or the Every Students Succeeds Act, an elementary and secondary education bill that improves the... More...