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Illinois became the 8th state to enact autism insurance reform on December 13, 2008.

Find your Illinois elected officials here.
Find autism resources for Illinois families here.

State Officials
Governor Bruce Rauner (R)
Lt. Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti (R)

Illinois Senate; Illinois House of Representatives

Federal Officials
U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R)
U.S. Senator Richard Durbin (D)
U.S. House of Representatives Illinois delegation

Illinois News

According to a recent report...

Illinois Health Insurance Coverage of Anesthesia for Dental Care for Individuals with Autism or Developmental Disabilities

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CHICAGO, Ill. – Earlier this month, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed ...

Springfield, Ill.—Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed ...

Springfield, IL- Illinois lawmakers failed to find a budget resolution before the fiscal year ended on June 30th and now thousands of residents including those with developmental disabilities like...

Read below for recent news and updates about Illinois' housing and community living programs...

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In 2014, Autism Speaks launched a Housing and Community Living Initiative that works to increase access to home and community based services (HCBS), and increase the capacity of HCBS providers to...

WASHINGTON, DC (May 20, 2014) -- Rep. Mike Quigley (D-IL) today urged Congress to "come together and pass meaningful policy" benefitting the nation's autism...

SPRINGFIELD (May 25, 2012)-- The Illinois Senate and House of Representatives gave final approval to a bill amending the state's 2008 autism insurance reform law by assuring...