Senator Urges Awareness and Advocacy as part of Autism Awareness Month
Senator Suzi Oppenheimer (D-Mamaroneck) will speak at Navigating the Spectrum’s 4th Annual Autism Information Fair on Sunday, April 18th at the Westchester County Center. The event is co-sponsored by the Westchester County Department of Community Mental Health.
Posted by Chelsea Kadish on Friday, June 25th, 2010
Oppenheimer co-sponsored bill now awaits Governor’s approval
The New York State Legislature passed legislation protecting families and children affected by autism spectrum disorders from exorbitant healthcare costs. Senator Suzi Oppenheimer (D-Mamaroneck) was a key co-sponsor of the legislation (S7000B), which passed the Senate on June 9th, with unanimous, bipartisan support. Earlier this week, the Assembly passed the bill, which will now be sent to the Governor for his approval.