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September 16, 2015

“He was just so happy to finish. When Connor’s dad asked him why he was crying, Connor said, ‘I finished. I finished. I really finished.”

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July 07, 2015

In a major legal victory for Nebraska families, a state court judge, John Colborn, has ruled that Nebraska is obligated to cover medically necessary treatments for children affected with autism. An estimated one-third of all children with autism receive primary coverage through Medicaid.

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May 28, 2015

Governor Pete Ricketts has signed the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act, LB 591, to allow families to set up tax-exempt 529A savings accounts for disability-related expenses. The legislation in Nebraska was sponsored by Senator Kate Bolz.

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May 22, 2015

The Nebraska legislature has overwhelmingly passed the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act, LB 591, to allow families to set up tax-exempt 529A savings accounts for disability-related expenses. The legislation now heads to Governor Pete Ricketts for his signature.

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November 17, 2014

Georgia's Anna and Ava Bullard win the Speak Out Award

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October 07, 2014

Over 600 walkers participated in the 8th Annual Walk Now for Autism Speaks event which has raised over $60,000 to date!

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October 05, 2014

Six separate events raise awareness and funds from the nation's capital to the heartland.

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