Senate COVID-19 Relief Proposal Overlooks Disability Community, Advocates Say – Disability Scoop

As negotiations begin in earnest on Capitol Hill for another coronavirus relief bill, advocates are warning that the needs of people with disabilities are on the verge of being ignored again. U.S. Senate Republicans unveiled their $1 trillion proposal this week to address the ongoing pandemic. The legislation, known as the HEALS Act, calls for …

Archived | Autism Society of America and AMC Entertainment® Host Sensory Friendly Films | Circa August 14, 2008

Autism Society of America and AMC Entertainment® Host Sensory Friendly Filmsnewsletterx Autism Society of America asanet@autism-society.org via bounce.convio.netAug 14, 2008, 2:55 PMto gchoate If you are unable to view the message below, please go to http://www.autism-society.org/site/MessageViewer/. Autism Society of America’s e-newsletterVISIT OUR WEBSITE BECOME AN ASA MEMBER RENEW MEMBERSHIP WAYS TO HELP DONATE ONLINEIN THIS …

Katie Beckett Waiver: Medicaid and Children with Disabilities

The Katie Beckett Waiver would provide health insurance to children with disabilities who don’t currently qualify for Medicaid because of their parent’s income. The Katie Beckett Waiver would allow TN to give Medicaid to children with disabilities and allow them to receive care at home. Source: Katie Beckett Waiver: Medicaid and Children with Disabilities

Google Alert – autism | Circa Feb 27, 2013

Wed, Feb 27, 2013, 8:29 PM | Google Alert - autism News10 new results for autismAutism, schizophrenia, and other psychiatric disorders share genetic ...Boston.com (blog)An international consortium, including researchers from Boston, has for the first time discovered a handful of common genetic underpinnings for five distinct psychiatric illnesses, providing evidence that disorders such as schizophrenia and autism ...See all stories on …

Jon Shestack of CAN and Autism Speaks Makes A Personal Response | #NotAnAutisticAlly

June 19, 2007 Jon Shestack of CAN and Autism Speaks Makes A Personal Response This morning Jon Shestack, founder of CAN and board member of Autism Speaks left a very personal, very public response to the events of the last month that culminated in yesterday's New York Times front page story on the Wrights. I am …