Early Registration for Empowering Autism Ends Oct. 3

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Early Registration for Empowering Autism Ends Oct. 3

Event Links CLE Registration Parent Training Registration Regional Center Registration Sponsorship Opportunities Early Registration Ends October 3 Important update for our parent training: Parents of children who are San Diego Regional Center (SDRC) clients, may register at no cost. If your child is a client at another California regional center, please contact your caseworker with our vendor […]

Posted on: October 01, 2013

Regional Center Registration for Empowering Autism

Important update for our parent training: Parents of children who are San Diego Regional Center (SDRC) clients, may register at no cost.

Posted on: September 25, 2013

Empowering Autism

We’re excited to announce a new EBCALA website featuring our first West-coast conference. It’s entitled Empowering Autism which aptly describes our mission to advance legal and advocacy strategies to improve the lives of those with autism.

Posted on: September 13, 2013

TRICARE Backpedals on Proposed ABA Therapy Policy Change

This afternoon, TRICARE released a statement via email which reversed information found on their website dated June 25, 2013 regarding new ABA policy changes. The first sentence of TRICARE’s statement acknowledged their website information did appear to pertain to all TRICARE beneficiaries.

Posted on: July 18, 2013

Military families fear cuts to autism treatment

TRICARE’s proposed referral and authorization process for military dependents seeking ABA therapy will take affect on July 25th. EBCALA is trying to publicize the change because TRICARE did not individually notify the more than 23,000 military families affected by autism.

Posted on: July 17, 2013

TRICARE’s New Policy on Military Children with Autism – EBCALA’s Letter

The following letter was sent to Senators regarding TRICARE’s autism therapy policy. Please reach out to your state’s senators and especially the members of the U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services. Dear Senator, We are writing to ask for your intervention regarding TRICARE’s new policy for military children with autism and its impact on their […]

Posted on: July 10, 2013

Hope We’ll See You at Autism One 2013

We hope we’ll be seeing you at our fifth annual conference in Chicago during Autism One. In addition to our training sessions listed below, be sure to stop by our exhibition table to say hello.

Posted on: May 20, 2013

5th Annual Legal Training Conference for Parents, Attorneys, Professionals & Advocates

We are looking towards our fifth annual conference in Chicago during Autism One which will be held May 22-27, 2013 EBCALA is sponsoring several legal education sessions.

Posted on: February 24, 2013

Help Needed to Collect Data on the New DSM-5 ASD Criteria

Please support this data collection effort by SafeMinds and The Holland Center. EBCALA is very concerned about the proposed DSM 5 redefinition of autism. The ramifications of a new autism definition are far reaching and could be devastating. Everything from epidemiology to services could be affected for individuals with autism. Those dealing with autism need […]

Posted on: September 12, 2012

Transcript of Redefinition of Autism on FOX & Friends

Jodi Bouer discusses the impact of the proposed constriction of the autism diagnosis under DSM-5 on insurance coverage for individuals currently diagnosed with autism.

Posted on: February 01, 2012