Urge your Senators, House Rep to sign on to the Federal Autism Bill: The federal autism funding bill has a new name -- Autism CARES! The bill would reauthorize the Combating Autism Act, protecting $260 million a year in federal funding for ...autism activities for the next five years. A Senate version, (S.2449), has been introduced and the House version (HR.4631) is already out of committee and headed to the floor. Urge your state's Senators to co-sponsor S.2449! And ask your U.S. Representative to sign on to the House version, HR.4631, and vote for it on the House floor. Time runs out September 30 for continued federal autism funding. Act now!