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If you previously signed this petition on The Child Health Site, your signature has been sent to Governor Jan Brewer. If you know someone who is interested in this cause, please direct them to sign the petition! Thank you!
Goal: 20,000 Progress: 1,802
Sponsored by: The Autism Site

Families living and dealing with autism are facing yet another threat against their insurance coverage. A bill was recently passed in Arizona that would now require families to pay for autism treatments and care largely out of pocket. SB 1593 would nullify previous legislation that allowed families to be reimbursed for autism therapies.

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer has the power to stand up for families living with autism by vetoing this legislation. If she doesn't, many families will be left with few options as to how to cover their autism therapy costs.

Ask Governor Brewer to do the right thing and fight for families living with autism.

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Dear Governor Brewer:

I am writing to request that you oppose a discriminatory piece of legislation that was recently passed in Arizona. SB 1593, if enacted into law, would make it so that many families who are now receiving insurance coverage for autism therapies will now have to pay largely out of pocket for the same treatments.

This is completely unfair. Those with autism are continuously discriminated against by the insurance industry, which often claims insuring autism treatment is simply "too expensive." But putting the burden of these costs on families is no way to handle the problem.

Please use your legislative power to oppose SB 1593 and fight for families who are struggling with autism today.

Sincerely,

Petition Signatures


Jul 28, 2014 brandi fisher
Jul 25, 2014 Kristina Aguilera
Jul 24, 2014 Tony Lilich
Jul 22, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jul 20, 2014 Franck Gauthier
Jul 19, 2014 Bonnie Lynn MacKinnon
Jul 17, 2014 Valerie Crosby
Jul 17, 2014 lilo willys
Jul 14, 2014 Belinda Graham
Jul 12, 2014 Kelli Lysz
Jul 12, 2014 Jessica Stone
Jul 11, 2014 Linda Jones
Jul 5, 2014 lilian cimadoro
Jul 4, 2014 Janet Coffman That is such bull !!
Jul 4, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jun 30, 2014 Katherine Linebaugh
Jun 29, 2014 Polina Gradusova
Jun 28, 2014 Melissa Pierce
Jun 27, 2014 Gilda Ray This is sad that parents have this burden. It is expensive enough trying to put your child in special programs to help with the learning process for your child.
Jun 27, 2014 ana pelfort
Jun 21, 2014 Diana Meireles
Jun 18, 2014 Alessandra Sorrentino
Jun 18, 2014 Robyn Martin
Jun 16, 2014 Tatyana Figueroa
Jun 14, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jun 8, 2014 Mary Gundry
Jun 4, 2014 Martina Colombo
Jun 3, 2014 allison bernard
Jun 3, 2014 Patricia Hilton
Jun 2, 2014 Tiffany Cherasaro My son has autism and cannot get ABA therapy because it's not covered by insurance. This is heartbreaking to our family. Please recognize this disability and help the families in need. Its for the future generation to get this help they deserve!
Jun 1, 2014 Geneva Villanueva
Jun 1, 2014 Margie Arnett
Jun 1, 2014 Leigh Parker
May 30, 2014 Lucy Lowe
May 29, 2014 (Name not displayed)
May 29, 2014 (Name not displayed)
May 29, 2014 Sandra O'Neal
May 29, 2014 Kristin Brown
May 28, 2014 Beth Howell
May 22, 2014 Martha Tack
May 22, 2014 Audrey Selman
May 21, 2014 Richard Bosboom
May 20, 2014 Julia Workman
May 19, 2014 Cathy Hetrick
May 18, 2014 Martha Doty
May 18, 2014 Donna Milligan
May 17, 2014 Gary Veitenheimer
May 17, 2014 Dana Smith-Russell
May 15, 2014 Michael Bruck
May 14, 2014 Pete Katsouros

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