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If you previously signed this petition on The Child Health Site, your signature has been sent to President Obama. If you know someone who is interested in this cause, please direct them to sign the petition! Thank you!
Goal: 20,000 Progress: 9,692
Sponsored by: The Autism Site

Autism is a developmental disorder that affects one in 68 children. Those are frightening odds, and in order to provide assistance and care to children and families living with autism, we need to incite the government for help and raise awareness for this important cause.

Occurrences of autism are only increasing, and something needs to be done. Families touched by autism need our support. Though autism awareness and advocacy is on the rise, there is still much that remains unknown about this elusive disorder. That's why we need stronger governmental participation to continue to fight on behalf of children and families.

Sign the petition urging President Obama to dedicate more time and resources toward the fight against autism and to supporting our families who are living with it now.

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Dear President Obama:

I am writing on behalf of an important and sensitive matter. Autism is a developmental disorder that affects one in 68 children. Children with autism often have difficulties having to do with communication and social interaction, and autism can severely affect a child's development in many key areas of growth.

Autism treatment and coverage can also be very difficult to come by in the current political climate. Many insurance providers don't include autism care in their coverage plans. Some families are carrying the burden of expensive autism treatments all on their own.

Autism is a reality in our country, and instances are only increasing. We need you to stand up and advocate for families dealing with this difficult disorder.

Thank you for your time.

Petition Signatures

Jan 12, 2018 jessica gelbmann
Jan 3, 2018 Jodi Ford
Jan 2, 2018 Alexandria Harwood
Dec 14, 2017 Richard Bosboom
Dec 13, 2017 Stacey Govito
Dec 5, 2017 robert dowling
Nov 14, 2017 Samantha Trosky
Nov 5, 2017 Phyllis Dupret
Nov 4, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Oct 30, 2017 Misty Parr
Oct 27, 2017 Deborah Moore
Oct 25, 2017 Kimberly Wallace
Oct 19, 2017 Sharon Vickery
Jul 27, 2017 Kimberly Cusenza
Jun 16, 2017 Stella Partington
Jun 7, 2017 James Deschene
May 6, 2017 (Name not displayed)
May 6, 2017 (Name not displayed)
May 1, 2017 Becky Bunch
Apr 3, 2017 Althea Warman
Mar 3, 2017 Darleen Hogg President Trump YOU CAN HELP!!!
Feb 25, 2017 Melissa Mercey
Feb 23, 2017 (Name not displayed) YES, all health insurance and medicaid should include coverage toward all forms of legitimate autism spectrum help & therapy!
Feb 14, 2017 Tiffany Ash
Feb 13, 2017 julian zrnic
Feb 10, 2017 Cathy Upton Please help.
Jan 30, 2017 Selena Millman
Jan 29, 2017 Brian Le Flem
Jan 22, 2017 Patricia Nenadich
Jan 20, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Jan 5, 2017 Robin Walters Mom of an Autistic son
Nov 29, 2016 Marlene Colon Financial help
Nov 24, 2016 K Zoll
Nov 7, 2016 Gemma Jones This should never be like this ...supporting families in this situations is a must and a step forward to autism awareness
Oct 20, 2016 Vanessa Whalen
Oct 13, 2016 Cindy austin
Sep 18, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Sep 5, 2016 Nena Cook Please help these families MORE as personal have such in family, higher form called ASPENGERS, all need as much help as possible as too often results DO end in child feels so isolated suicide ends being child's choice which devastes a family PLEASE help
Sep 1, 2016 Sharon Sutton
Aug 21, 2016 Agi Bako Please educate and assist the children who have autism and DiGeorges
Aug 10, 2016 Casey Roy
Jun 18, 2016 Sara Ferandelli
Jun 3, 2016 AniMae Chi
May 29, 2016 Lori Kegler
May 29, 2016 Dawn Shockley
May 25, 2016 John De Keyzer
May 22, 2016 Elisabetta Palma
May 13, 2016 karyn parker
Apr 21, 2016 Theresa Smith
Apr 11, 2016 Jessica Van Epps

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