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September 06, 2015

Author Eli Gottlieb describes his experience navigating transition services for his brother who has autism in the opinion section of the New York Times.

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August 31, 2015

The U.S. Department of education recently announced rule changes aimed at monitoring and prioritizing the progress of students with disabilities, including those with autism.

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August 25, 2015

Earlier this month, the Department of Labor clarified the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to include siblings among those eligible for job-protected leave. Previously sibling caregivers were not explicitly covered in the law, creating barriers for families working together to support loved-ones with disabilities.

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August 25, 2015

Jaclyn Cosgrove of the Oklahoman hosts a Google hangout in the Oklahoman's studio about applied behavior analysis therapy and autism insurance reforms efforts with special guest Judith Ursitti, Director of State Government Affairs at Autism Speaks.

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August 17, 2015

In 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) into law. The intention of ESEA was to achieve “full educational opportunity” for all students. Today, as Congress considers reauthorizing the ESEA, the disability community has the opportunity to build on the progress made for students with disabilities.

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August 17, 2015

Governor Kate Brown has signed into law SB 777, which establishes an Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) program for disability-related expenses in the state of Oregon.

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