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Federal Autism Policy: Big News and Action Alert!

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January 12, 2016 Spring of 2014, I sat in a conference room in Washington, D.C. with two other representatives of the newly formed Autism Policy Reform Coalition (APRC) and five highly paid lobbyists from Autism Speaks. We were there in … Continue reading

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Action Alert! It’s Time to Call YOUR Senators and Ask Them to Support the APRC Amendments to the Autism CARES Bill

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You all have done an amazing job getting your concerns across to some key senators who have been able to hold the Autism CARES bill, in order to work on some changes that could make a big difference in the lives … Continue reading

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Action Alert : Call Key Senators Again — Ask Them to Hold S.2449

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Action Alert – Call Key Senators Again  Ask Them to Hold S.2449 Until It Is Good Enough for Our Kids   Great job, everyone!  The Autism CARES bill IS being held, but we need to make sure that the Senate continues … Continue reading

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It’s Working! Thanks for All the Phone Calls!

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If you haven’t seen our updates so far, the Autism Policy Reform Coalition and the Thinking Moms’ Revolution wish to say THANK YOU to our many, many readers who made calls to the senators over the last few days.  Some … Continue reading

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URGENT! *** STOP THIS BILL! *** STOP THIS BILL! *** STOP THIS BILL!

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The APRC was told that the Senate HELP Committee would NOT vote on the Autism CARES bill yesterday. THEY LIED.  THE BILL PASSED OUT OF COMMITTEE LAST NIGHT! This is a BAD bill that reauthorizes business as usual for FIVE … Continue reading

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CALL TO ACTION! Your Chance to Change the Course of Autism

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CALL TO ACTION! The House version of the Combating Autism Act is a mediocre bill being fast-tracked to a committee vote. In 8 years not one case of autism has been prevented, and no treatments have surfaced after spending $1.6 … Continue reading

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URGENT CALL TO ACTION: HOUSE SUBCOMMITEE CONSIDERS CAA TODAY AT 2:00

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THINKERS! URGENT REQUEST FROM THE AUTISM POLICY REFORM COALITION The House subcommittee on Health will be considering the Combating Autism Reauthorization Act today at 2:00 PM. The bill was submitted just a couple of weeks ago.  It is clear that … Continue reading

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