Summary: S.Res.78 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate without amendment (03/23/2007)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Designates April 2007 as National Autism Awareness Month. Expresses support for increasing federal funding for autism research.

Stresses the need to begin early intervention services soon after an individual has been diagnosed with autism.

Expresses support for the federal government funding 40% of the costs needed to educate children with disabilities.

Recognizes the shortage of appropriately trained teachers and the importance of worker training programs that meet the needs of developmentally disabled individuals.