The Caring for Military Kids with Autism Act (H.R. 2288) was introduced in the 112th Congress, which has adjourned.

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The Caring for Military Kids with Autism Act

H.R. 2288: Caring for Military Kids with Autism Act

Summary: To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide for certain treatment of autism under TRICARE. (More Info)

The Caring for Military Kids with Autism Act (H.R. 2288) was introduced in the 112th Congress, which has adjourned. It has not yet been reintroduced.

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Autism Speaks 1,254,245 Facebook fans 113,841 Twitter followers

Military Families Deserve Better. Support HR.2288 to Help Military Kids with Autism

Did you know that members of the U.S. armed forces lose their autism benefits for their kids when they retire? Even if they are wounded in action? Military families spoke out to Congress on January 31 about this injustice and the many added difficulties they encounter caring for their kids with autism as a result of being in the military. The first step in righting this wrong has been taken by Congressmen John Larson (D-CT) and Walter Jones (R-NC) who introduced HR.2288, the Caring for ...

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Autism Society 477,937 Facebook fans 27,153 Twitter followers

The Caring for Military Kids with Autism (CARE) Act allows children who are the dependents of members of the military to access behavioral health treatment, including ABA therapy, through TRICARE (a health care system managed by the department of defense), when prescribed by a qualified physician. The legislation is currently in a committee of the House of Representatives.

The Autism Society advocates that military families – and all individuals – have access to the services they need as prescribed by a qualified professional.

http://www.autism-s...tary-kids-with.html

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Agent Orange Legacy 10,974 Facebook fans 458 Twitter followers

112th Congress: 2011-2012

To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide for certain treatment of autism under TRICARE.

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Children of Vietnam Veterans Health Alliance 10,237 Facebook fans 323 Twitter followers

To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide for certain treatment of autism under TRICARE.

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Autism Society of Ohio (ASO) 479 Twitter followers

The Autism Society applauds Congressmen John Larson (CT-1) and Walter Jones (NC-3) for introducing bipartisan legislation that would provide assistance to our military families so that they can receive necessary interventions for dependents who have autism.

http://www.autismoh...atealerts/2449.html

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