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Bangladesh government to develop foster care system for children with autism
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Bangladesh government to develop foster care system for children with autism

Dhaka, Bangladesh --- The Bangladesh government is planning to develop a foster care system for children with autism in the country, as well as those with other neurodevelopmental disabilities, according to health ministry sources. According to reports, the...
Proposed autism therapy insurance bill unsucessful
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Proposed autism therapy insurance bill unsucessful

Tennessee - Democratic State Senator Sara Kyle has revealed her disappointment in the Senate Committee for deciding against a proposed autism behavioral therapy bill. The proposed legislation  would have cost over $200 million dollars by requiring i...
Virginia House of Delegates Approves New Legislation on Autism
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Virginia House of Delegates Approves New Legislation on Autism

Richmond, Va. --- The House of Delegates in Virginia has approved a new legislation that raises the age limit of insurance coverage for children with autism to 10 years old. The state's current law only allows for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD...

Philadelphia steps up efforts to help individuals with autism prepare for their future

Philadelphia --- Despite being named as 'one of the best cities' to live in for individuals on the autism spectrum in the U.S., Philadelphia steps up its efforts in making the city even better for its citizens living with ASD. The city's 'Philadelphia Autis...
UPDATE: Governor of Virginia, Terry McAuliffe grants Reginald “Neli” Latson conditional pardon
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UPDATE: Governor of Virginia, Terry McAuliffe grants Reginald “Neli” Latson conditional pardon

Disability organizations have been working very hard the past few months to bring attention to the incarceration of Reginald "Neli" Latson and their work has paid off. This week, Governor Terry McAuliffe granted Neli a conditional pardon. He will now be transf...
Senior Scottish Councillor Willie Young asked to step down over autism remarks
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Senior Scottish Councillor Willie Young asked to step down over autism remarks

Aberdeen, Scotland - A dispute has developed between an Aberdeen MSP and a senior city councillor regarding the services provided for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The conflict between both Willie Young and Mark McDonald over delays in the local gov...
Pennsylvania –  individuals with autism get tangled up in legal system
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Pennsylvania – individuals with autism get tangled up in legal system

Pennsylvania, USA - State published data shows that people with autism get caught up in legal systems more frequently. The data was released on November 13th to the Pennsylvania Autism Census Project and showed that people with autism who had contact with crim...
Update: Kansas lawmaker seeks to improve insurance coverage for autism treatment
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Update: Kansas lawmaker seeks to improve insurance coverage for autism treatment

Topeka, Kan. -- Kansas Rep. John Rubin says that he would like to push for modifications in the bill he himself championed for the expansion of insurance coverage for autism treatment in the state. House Bill 2744, the law that mandates autism coverage of ins...
The Department of Defense analyze their healthcare coverage for Autism
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The Department of Defense analyze their healthcare coverage for Autism

Washington, DC - The Department of Defense has hired Rand Corp to analyze it’s healthcare coverage of the autism therapy, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Recently Tricare, one of the healthcare providers for the armed forces, decided to make cuts in their...