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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 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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October 28, 2015

Today the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced new and returning members to the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) including a new acting chair Dr. Bruce Cuthbert and members including Rob Ring Chief Science Officer at Autism Speaks.

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October 28, 2015

At a congressional briefing hosted by the Congressional Coalition for Autism Research and Education, experts discussed the importance of early intervention for children with autism and Sesame Street’s new character with autism, Julia.

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October 15, 2015

Governor Pat McCrory was joined today by North Carolina autism advocates for an autism insurance bill-signing ceremony. Earlier this month, the North Carolina General Assembly approved legislation to require certain health plans to cover the screening, diagnosis and treatment of autism.

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