Yesterday the U.S. Senate unanimously passed the Autism CARES (Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education and Support) Act, which provides federal funding for autism research, services, training, and monitoring. The bill, which authorizes almost $2 billion in funding over the next 5 years, will now go to the President for his signature. The Autism CARES Act of 2019 will continue to fund programs such as LEND and AIR-P, and has an additional focus on supporting individuals with ASD at all ages and addressing disparities in access to quality care. To learn more, click here!
Photo source: New Jersey Autism Center of Excellence