Archived | Autism Speaks: Family Services Requests Community Grant Proposals | Circa February 17, 2012 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Note: Links are original and most likely don’t work anymore. e-Speaks February 17, 2012  A Facebook milestoneWhat 1 Million Means Last week, Autism Speaks reached a milestone, with 1 million Facebook fans. It got us to thinking… what does 1 million fans mean? Those 1 million fans are people who care about autism; people who …

Archived | President Obama Signs Combating Autism Reauthorization Act | Circa September 30, 2011 #NotAnAutisticAlly

President Obama Signs Combating Autism Reauthorization Act Note: Links are original and most likely don’t work anymore. E-SpeaksSeptember 30, 2011  The White HousePresident Obama Signs CARA Autism Speaks Co-founders Suzanne and Bob Wright, along with Board Member Billy Mann, joined President Obama at a White House ceremony renewing the landmark Combating Autism Act for another three years.  In …

Archived | Registration Open for Day on the Hill 2010; Autism Society Conference Call for Papers Deadline Next Week! | Circa December `17, 2009 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Note: Links are original and most likely no longer work. NEWS Registration Open for Day on the Hill 2010 The political spectrum in the United States today directly impacts the autism spectrum, from educational policies to federal funding for key disability programs to Medicaid reform, meaningful insurance reform and other policy initiatives. To ensure that …

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 …

Archived: Autism Society of America | Help Military Retirees Affected by Autism | Circa Sept. 24, 2008 #NotAnAutisticAlly

September 24, 2008Autism Society of America President and CEO Lee Grossman joined Congressmen Jim Moran (D-VA) and Jeff Miller (R-FL) last week as they announced new bipartisan legislation that would help military retirees get health care coverage for autism therapy at a Capitol Hill press conference.“The Autism Society of America strongly supports H.R. 6930, the …

Archived: Autism Speaks | E-speaks: UN Global Focus on Autism; Busiest Walk Weekend of Fall; Celebrity Chef Gala | Circa Oct. 3, 2008 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Note: Links are original and most likely no longer work. e-Speaks || October 3, 2008UN Global Focus on AutismAutism Speaks hosted more than 150 first ladies and dignitaries at a conference, held during the opening of the 63rd UN General Assembly, to discuss the global epidemic of autism. Mrs. Ban Soon-taek, wife to UN Secretary …