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Sen. Menendez joins families in applauding new autism legislation

Sen. Robert Menendez gathered with young adults with

Sen. Robert Menendez gathered with young adults with autism and their families to celebrate legislation that will help fund research and support programs. (August 20, 2014 6:34 PM)

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...

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