Archived | e-Speaks: Autism Safety Project; Expert Think Tank Focuses on Adults; June Walks Start Strong; Comprehensive Study of Early Risk Factors for Autism | Circa June 11, 2009 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Note: Links are original and probably no longer work. e-Speaks || June 12, 2009 New Online Resource Created to Aid First Responders Autism Speaks today launched the Autism Safety Project, an online tool kit for individuals with autism, families, and first responders that provides information and strategies to promote safety in emergency situations. The kit was …

Archived | e-Speaks: Toys”R”Us; Corporate Partners; Autism Speaks 400; Haircuts | Circa May 29, 2009 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Note: Links are original and probably no longer work. e-Speaks || May 29, 2009 Toys"R"Us, Inc. Raises More than $1.9 Million The Toys"R"Us, Inc. 2009 nationwide fundraising campaign to benefit Autism Speaks raised more than $1.9 million and marked the first time in the partnership's three-year history that the company's Babies"R"Us stores participated in the …

Archived | e-Speaks: World Autism Awareness Day; Autism Treatment Acceleration Act Introduced | Circa April 3, 2009 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Note: Links are original and most likely don’t work. e-Speaks || April 3, 2009 Global Events Celebrate World Autism Awareness Day The second-annual World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD) was held on April 2 and celebrated with events worldwide. In New York City, Autism Speaks began the day by ringing the opening bellof the New York Stock …

Archived | Autism Treatment Acceleration Act of 2009 introduced in US Senate | Circa April 2, 2009 #NotAnAutisticAlly

 04/02/09   Autism Votes... It's time for lawmakers to listen.  Dear Autism Advocate, Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, today applauded the introduction of the groundbreaking Autism Treatment Acceleration Act (ATAA). Originally drafted by then-Senator Barack Obama and introduced by Senators (D-IL), Robert Casey (D-PA), and Robert Menendez (D-NJ), ATAA is comprehensive federal legislation that addresses several critical …

Archived: Autism Speaks | Model Autism Insurance Act, AutismVotes.org | Circa 2008 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Note: This is the model of the Autism Insurance Act that Autism Speaks Supported and lobbied to get something like this passed in every state to force insurances to cover Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) while excluding Autistics in meaningful leadership positions - and excluded us from participation in legislation about us. MODEL AUTISM INSURANCE ACT …

Archived: Autism Speaks | Help Get Insurance Coverage for Autism In California! | Circa Nov 18, 2008 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Dear California Autism Advocate,  The autism insurance reform movement in California is ramping up to achieve coverage for children with autism this year.  We need everyone's help!  Volunteers in four other states - Arizona, Florida, Louisiana and Pennsylvania have been able to achieve insurance coverage for their children this year!  A total of seven states now meet standards of appropriate coverage, ending autism insurance discrimination …

Archived: Autism Speaks | Help Get Autism Insurance Benefits in California! | Circa Oct 17, 2008 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Note: Links are original to the email and probably don’t work. Dear California Autism Advocate,   Are you frustrated that insurance companies continually shove their responsibility onto the taxpayers by leaving families, school districts and regional centers to provide treatment for children with autism? Are you tired of having to pay privately for speech therapy, occupational …