Talk to your representative about the ABLE Act

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

  The Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act of 2013, H.R. 647, would allow people with disabilities or their families to put aside tax-free savings for education expenses, employment support, housing charges, health needs, legal fees, assistive technology and Read More

August Autism Matters: Scott’s Message

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

As you might know, the Autism CARES Act (previously the Combating Autism Act) was approved by the House and Senate and now awaits the president’s signature. This important legislation continues many of the federal government’s efforts regarding research, training and coordination Read More

Ask the Expert: Technology and the Support Team

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Patricia Wright, Ph.D., MPH, is the vice president of professional services at Rethink, a program whose goal is to improve access to Applied Behavior Analysis treatments for people on the autism spectrum. She works to ensure Rethink’s educational technology is Read More

August Autism Matters: Autism News

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Senate passes autism bill – The Hill – With the Senate’s approval July 31 of the Autism CARES Act, federal funding for autism services and research is all but secure for another five years. The act also seeks to increase Read More

August Autism Matters: Spotlight on Services

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Looking for help? Call Autism SourceTM seven days a week for assistance The Autism Society’s contact center, Autism SourceTM, assists those who may not know where to begin or where to turn when faced with the challenges of autism. Looking for help Read More

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