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April 03, 2018

For most locations across the globe, April 2nd, 2018 was a celebration of World Autism Awareness Day proclamations and “Light It Up Blue” recognitions. However, Idaho constituents had another reason to celebrate as Idaho became the 47th state to require autism insurance coverage!

February 01, 2018

The bipartisan EMPOWER Care Act (S. 2227) was introduced to extend and improve the Money Follows the Person (MFP) Demonstration Project, benefiting individuals waiting for home and community based services.

January 01, 2018

In 2017, Autism Speaks pursued policy initiatives to promote solutions for individuals across the autism spectrum and throughout the lifespan.

January 16, 2018

After years of advocacy, significant advancements have been made toward meaningful health insurance coverage for individuals with autism in Tennessee. Autism Speaks continues to educate and aid individuals in navigating their insurance plans and seeking coverage for ABA therapy.

January 11, 2018

Autism Speaks Volunteer Advocacy Ambassadors reflected on their advocacy and achievements in 2017. As they get to work in a new year of opportunities, they share some of their highlights and thoughts of the last year.