Archived | e-Speaks: New Autism Insurance Reform Bills; Family Services Committee Requests Grant Proposals; ATN 2008 Achievements | Circa Jan 23, 2009 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Note: Links are original and probably don’t work. e-Speaks || January 23, 2009Six New Autism Insurance Reform Bills IntroducedKansas, Massachusetts, Missouri, Mississippi, Utah and Washington have kicked off their 2009 legislative sessions with the introduction of autism insurance reform bills, joining New Jersey, Michigan and Virginia, which currently have active bills making their way through …

Two Kansas lawmakers walking long road to legalizing medicinal marijuana

Gail Finney and David Haley were the target of jokes and caustic blowback years ago after suggesting Kansas pass a law legalizing medical use of cannabis products. Both had family members regurgitate propaganda reminiscent of “Reefer Madness” while expressing surprise they would take a pro-pot position while federal government categorically listing marijuana as equally dangerous …

Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa July 31, 2012

News10 new results for autism School for autistic children opening in AshlandSan Francisco Chronicle"We just want to focus on autism. Public schools do a great job, but with budget cuts and all the things that are going on currently it is tough to meet every child's individual needs," Kidwell said. "Kids with autism are so brilliant in so many ways it is spending …

Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa January 7, 2012

News10 new results for autism Vaccine-Autism Controversy: Wakefield Sues British Journal For Defamation in TexasCare2.com (blog)by Kristina Chew The British doctor Andrew Wakefield whose discredited study linking autism to the MMR vaccine set off a global public health scare has sued the editor-in-chief of the British Medical Journal, Fiona Godlee and also the British ...See all stories on this topic »Mother Faces Jail For Autistic Son's AbsencesCare2.com (blog)by Kristina …

#Vaxxed, reviewed: What happened inside the movie – Violent metaphors | Circa June 13, 2016

by Jennifer Raff Jennifer and I saw Vaxxed in Kansas City on June 11, along with her sister Julie. We have a lot of observations and thoughts about the movie, so we’ll probably be doing several articles discussing the film itself, the audience’s reaction to it, the protestors, our responses, and a lot more. Jenny’s …

Advocates push for more funding for disabled people during pandemic

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Disability rights advocates are saying people most in need aren’t getting necessary care during the coronavirus pandemic. Advocates said it’s time for Congress to pass a new coronavirus relief bill, but this one should put the focus on vulnerable Americans. They’re asking that billions of dollars for disabled Americans be included. …

Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa November 23, 2010

Google Alert - autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comNov 23, 2010, 8:31 PM News 9 new results for autism For Autistic Kids, IQ May Not Predict School AchievementBusinessWeek23 (HealthDay News) -- IQ is typically a good predictor of academic performance, but not necessarily in autistic children, a new study shows. …See all stories on this topic …