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Congressional Autism Caucus

December 15, 2015

One year ago this month, advocates across the country celebrated a victory eight years in the making when President Obama signed the Stephen Beck, Jr., Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act of 2014. This landmark achievement, which was made possible by the hard work of our champions on Capitol Hill and dedicated grassroots networks...

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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 06, 2015

U.S. Reps. Chris Smith (R-NJ) and Mike Doyle (D-PA), co-chairs of the Congressional Autism Caucus, authored a bipartisan, multi-member letter last week urging the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) to reconsider their draft recommendations on universal autism screenings.

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November 18, 2013

Rep. Harris (MD), Sen. Donnelly (IN) join Autism Caucus in response to families

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November 15, 2013

More than 260 autism activists from across the nation visited all 535 members of Congress, demanding a strategic national autism plan.

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April 25, 2012

The Congressional Autism Caucus hosted a Capitol Hill briefing on the recently announced increase in the prevalence of autism and a rel

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July 16, 2009

Congressman Mike Doyle (PA-14), chair of the Congressional Autism Caucus, pledged that any health care reform bill that does not put an

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May 27, 2009

Autism Speaks hosted a briefing with the Congressional Children’'s Health Care Caucus and the Congressional Autism Caucus on “Autism: T

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