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Stuart Spielman

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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February 04, 2015

Autism Speaks' Senior Policy Adviser and Counsel, Stuart Spielman, appeared in an interview in Kiplinger magazine to discuss ABLE (Achieving Better Life Experience), a law enacted in December that will allow the creation of tax-advantaged savings accounts for people with disabilities.

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January 30, 2015

The New York Times highlighted the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) ACT that was signed into Law by President Obama on December 21st. This bill will allow tax-free savings accounts to help individuals and families cover lifetime disability expenses.

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January 15, 2015

Autism Speaks Senior Policy Advisor and Counsel Stuart Spielman wrote an article for WalletHub where he discusses some of the benefits for those with disabilities with the passing of Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act.

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December 26, 2014

Stuart Spielman, Autism Speaks senior policy advisor and counsel spoke on My FOX DC about what resources are available for parents who have adult children with autism.

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April 14, 2014

IACC meeting marked by emotional public comments; Insel promises results of large study comparing vaccinated vs. unvaccinated kids

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March 21, 2014

Director of Adult Services and Senior Policy Advisor and Counsel discussed the future of alternative housing for adults with autism.

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January 13, 2014

What does the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ruling mean to the autism community? Join us for a Live Chat tonight!

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