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June 22, 2016

Learn how you can participate; check back for updates and coverage as IACC addresses national priorities in autism research and services

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June 22, 2016

At the state level, Autism Speaks advocates across the country have celebrated a string of victories so far in 2016, including the enactment of tax-preferred ABLE savings legislation, autism insurance bills and laying the groundwork to improve housing options for thousands with autism across the country.

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June 22, 2016

Autism Speaks CEO Angela Geiger urges autism community to make their voices heard on national priorities for autism research, policies and services

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June 14, 2016

On the morning of June 10th 2016, Governor John Hickenlooper signed bill SB16-077, Employment First for People with Disabilities, into law after receiving overwhelming support in both chambers of the General Assembly.

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May 26, 2016

As a full-time autism advocate, the highlight of my professional year is the annual Autism Law Summit. The Autism Law Summit is a national gathering of self-selected advocates who want to change autism law and policy for the better. I started organizing the Autism Law Summit in 2007, before I even went to work for Autism Speaks.

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May 19, 2016

The U.S House Small Business Committee, led by Chairman Steve Chabot, held a hearing today on the role that small businesses can play in employing individuals with developmental disabilities: “Help Wanted: Small Business Providing Opportunities for All.”

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