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Redefinition of Autism on FOX & Friends

Jodi Bouer, EBCALA Board Member and insurance attorney, discusses redefinition and constriction of autism on FOX & Friends.

Posted on: February 01, 2012

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: January 31, 2012

Changes in Autism DSM-5 Could Negatively Impact Millions

Autism organizations concerned that autism diagnostic changes will jeopardize services, impair tracking, and disrupt research around the globe.

Posted on: January 26, 2012

Patton Boggs – Pro Bono Firm of the Year

Patton Boggs recently secured a pro bono victory for the Elizabeth Birt Center for Autism Law and Advocacy (EBCALA). An autistic child enrolled in a Texas public school was physically and illegally restrained and placed in a secluded room. The trauma resulted in respiratory problems requiring medical attention.

Posted on: January 10, 2012

EBCALA’s Holiday Reception Photos

We are deeply appreciate of everyone who came to our annual Holiday Reception on December 19, 2011. On this special day, we honored three of our board members: Lisa Colin, Lou Conte and Lisa Rudley for their years of service and dedication to the autism community. We hope that you’ll take a moment to browse […]

Posted on: January 02, 2012

Holiday Reception

Posted on: January 02, 2012

How You Can Help EBCALA

Dear Friends, EBCALA seeks to address the legal needs of the autism community. Other organizations provide moral support, services and scientific investigation; the very real legal needs have often gone unmet. These needs include legal advocacy for appropriate health care, insurance coverage, education, and treatment in the criminal justice system; compensation for vaccine injury; and the right […]

Posted on: December 25, 2011

EBCALA’s Holiday Reception

Please join us at our Holiday Reception to benefit EBCALA on Sunday, December 18, 3-5 p.m.

Posted on: November 28, 2011

CDC Recommends HPV Vaccine for Boys

Read transcript of HPV debate with Dr. Diane Harper and Dr. William Schaffner. New York City, NY — The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended on October 25 that all 11- and 12-year-old boys receive the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine as part of their routine […]

Posted on: November 01, 2011

Transcript of FOX & Friends Debate on HPV for Boys

Watch video of this debate between Dr. Diane Harper and Dr. William Schaffner. ALISYN CAMEROTA: A government health panel already recommends young girls get the HPV vaccine because that virus can lead to cancer. Well, now a federal committee of the CDC is saying that boys should get the vaccine as well, but not everyone […]

Posted on: November 01, 2011