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NY Take Action: Ask Gov. to sign bill to quantify cost of autism
Today is the last day to call

    Today is the last day to call Governor Cuomo's office and ask him to sign bills that for the first time would require New York State to determine how much autism costs the taxpayers. Perhaps if they do they might start taking the autism epidemic and the coming tidal wave of costs much more seriously. In an otherwise chaotic and unprodcutive year, the one legislative highlight was the passage of Senator Kevin Parker's S3895 and Assemblymember Tom Abinanti's A261. 

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      Please call the Governor's office and politely let the staffer know that you want the Governor to sign the bill.  Governor Andrew Cuomo (518) 474-8390

     And please click on the Take Action link to send a message to the Governor asking him to sign the bills. 

     We have had hundreds of meetings in Albany with legislators or theirs staffs to educate them on three key problems: 1) New York, and most states, have no idea how many people with autism they are educating, or providing with services, housing or medical insurance, 2) New York has no idea how much the autism epidemic is costing the state, and 3) The State has no idea what is coming as the number of adults and children with autism escalates at an exponential rate. This information is crucial to have services in place to prepare for the rapidly escalating number of adults who need jobs, housing and day services.  And just maybe it will help them understand the scope and cost of the epidemic and do something about it. 

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