The bill provides new protections for treatment of children with autism and other disabilities.
Tuesday, January 29
The following is from the office of State Senator Brian A. Joyce: Governor Deval Patrick has signed legislation sponsored by Senator Brian A. Joyce that will require licensure for behavior analysts and assistant behavior analysts. The new license requirement will increase the likelihood that the patients behavior analysts typically serve, mainly children living with disabilities, will receive qualified and effective treatment. “Behavior analysts play an important role fostering and encouraging the development of children with autism and others disabilities,” said Joyce. “By implementing licensure, we can be assured that our children will receive qualified care and that behavior analysts will be able to market themselves more effectively as…
Senator Brian A. Joyce was honored for his leadership and advocacy for the Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation.
Tuesday, January 22
The following is a press release from the office of Senator Brian A. Joyce (D-Milton): Senator Brian A. Joyce has been presented the “Beacon of Justice” award by the Equal Justice Coalition for his advocacy and leadership on behalf of the Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation. The MLAC provides representation to low-income residents including domestic violence victims, families on the verge of homelessness, and elder victims of consumer fraud. “The MLAC provides our neediest residents with critical legal assistance and protects some of our most vulnerable citizens from abuse,” said Senator Joyce. “The MLAC keeps families in their homes, protects our seniors and offers justice to residents who cannot otherwise afford to have their …