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Autism Legislation

Autistic_BoyH.R.1509: Autism Understanding and Training in School Methodologies for Educators Act of 2013
To establish a 5-year demonstration program to provide skills to classroom teachers and staff who work with children with autism spectrum disorders.
NY A06305/S4005: relates to insurance coverage for the screening, diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders.   
           Passed by legislature – Signed by Governor Cuomo on Nov. 1, 2011
 **H.R.2005: Combating Autism Reauthorization Act of 2011
A bill to reauthorize the Combating Autism Act of 2006 (Public Law 109-416), which authorizes nearly $700 million to fund autism research, training, intervention and other programs.  
           Signed into law by President Obama 9/30/11.
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