Sen. Menendez joins families in applauding new autism legislation
Sen. Robert Menendez gathered with young adults with autism and their families to celebrate legislation that will help fund research and support programs.
The U.S. Senate has passed the Autism Cares Act, which was introduced by Menendez.
The law sets aside funding for autism programs, like research to determine the causes of the disorder.
It also addresses the needs of autistic...