Autism Speaks' National Legislative Agenda:

  • Support of the Expanding the Promise of Individuals with Autism Act (EPIAA)
    a bill designed to provide demonstration grants for autism treatment and services
    • Current Maine cosponsors
        • Sen. Susan Collins (ME)
        • Rep. Thomas Allen (ME-1)
        • Rep. Michael H. Michaud (ME-2)
        • To find out more about this bill or to contact your representative, click here.
      • Support of the Disability Savings Act of 2008
        a bill that will provide a tax-preferred savings benefit for disability related expenses.
         
           
        To find out more about this bill or to contact your representative, click here.
      • Undertake a multi-state insurance legislation campaign
        an effort to change insurance laws and require coverage of medically necessary autism services.
          • There is currently no bill for autism insurance reform being worked on by the Maine state legislature.
      • Educational outreach to the policy staffs of all major party candidates for President in 2008

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