Chairman Issa Postpones VICP Hearing


Chairman Issa Postpones VICP Hearing

We are disappointed to announce the postponement of the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) hearing scheduled for December 4, 2013.  EBCALA, along with several other like-minded advocacy organizations, worked diligently with Chairman Darrell Issa’s Oversight and Government Reform (OGR) Committee staff for nearly a year to make this critical hearing occur.

Posted on: November 20, 2013

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’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

Help Us to Continue our Advocacy in 2013

Dear Friends, As you know, EBCALA continues to address the legal needs of the autism community. We have assembled an incredibly dedicated and dynamic team of highly qualified advocates. Our team is unparalleled in their commitment, even as they excel in careers and attend to the challenges of family life with autistic children. Other organizations provide […]

Posted on: November 26, 2012

Contact the Campaigns to Let Them Know We Want Autism in the Debates!

We need your help to make the autism community, and all of our issues, a squeaky wheel in this election season. For the next debate, we don’t want just a mention of autism. We want the Presidential candidates to discuss a plan for leadership on increased funding for dedicated autism research, and appropriate health insurance […]

Posted on: October 11, 2012

Autism & the Law

Coalition for Vaccine Choice praises vote by Vermont House of Representatives By Mary Holland, Esq.EBCALA Managing Director Read release The Vermont legislature recently considered legislation to repeal the right to philosophical exemption from mandatory vaccination. The exemption allows people to refuse mandatory vaccination for themselves and their children without any stated reason, such as a […]

Posted on: April 24, 2012

Autism & the Law

Our bi-monthly enewsletter about autism law and advocacy for March 21, 2012. In this edition: restraint and seclusion in education, tax deductions for autism families, and police shooting of autistic/bi-polar youth.

Posted on: March 21, 2012