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December 09, 2015

Autism Speaks applauds the U.S. Senate’s bipartisan Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage, or RAISE Family Caregivers Act. The legislation now heads to the U.S. House or Representatives.

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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 Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) which was last reauthorized under the No Child Left Behind Act.

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November 25, 2015

It was truly inspirational to watch the community of advocates celebrate the transformation of public education for students with disabilities while remaining committed to the hard work that lies ahead.

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November 19, 2015

In observance of the 40th anniversary of IDEA, families across the country have shared how the law has impacted them. This is a blog written by self-advocate, Ron Sandison.

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November 19, 2015

On Tuesday a newly reconstituted Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) met for the first time. New and returning committee members included a new acting chair, Dr. Bruce Cuthbert.

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November 17, 2015

Adam Berman reflects on the impact of IDEA on his education and where we go from here to ensure the "successes of children in mainstream public schools not just academic but socially as well."

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November 10, 2015

Autism Speaks would like to hear how the IDEA has made a difference to you!

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