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Boston company paving the way in autism health benefit
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Boston company paving the way in autism health benefit

Boston, MA - A Boston company J.P. Morgan Chase and Company is paving the way for other American companies to have health cover for autism. Announced in late November, it means that employees with autistic children will be given financial help to aid with exp...
Michigan State University’s Early Learning Institute raises bar for autism education
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Michigan State University’s Early Learning Institute raises bar for autism education

East Lansing, Mich. --- The Child Development Laboratories at the Michigan State University came up with the Early Learning Institute in hopes of bridging the gap between therapy and education for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). What separates t...
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...
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...
New York State under Governor Cumo establishes new licences for ABA providers
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New York State under Governor Cumo establishes new licences for ABA providers

Albany, NY - Governor Cuomo signed into law on Friday, a bill to establish a new state license for providers of applied behavior analysis (ABA) services to individuals with autism spectrum disorder. Applied behavioral analysis is described as intensive, ofte...
Applied Behavioural Analysis – First hand accounts
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Applied Behavioural Analysis – First hand accounts

Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA), one of the first things mentioned when your child receives a diagnosis of Autism. The paediatrician may recommend it and you are sure to read glowing reports about it. The ultimate goal of ABA? To make your child indistingui...
BBC Four, ‘Autism: Challenging Behaviour’ Documentary and Opinions
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BBC Four, ‘Autism: Challenging Behaviour’ Documentary and Opinions

Reaction to "Autism: Challenging Behaviour" on BBC is strong and mixed. Airdate: Tuesday 5th November. The documentary focused upon the use of Applied Behaviour Analysis) and how it is used as an intervention for Autistic children. The programme information o...
Normalising autistic behaviour – US techniques adopted in the UK
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Normalising autistic behaviour – US techniques adopted in the UK

It's a controversial early intervention technique that has been used in the USA for a few years now, but parents in the UK are lining up to enroll their children in schools that are implementing normalisation therapy on children with autism. Applied Behavio...
Advantages of Homeschooling A Child With Autism
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Advantages of Homeschooling A Child With Autism

Flexibility of homeschooling those with autism Many parents of children with autism have considered homeschooling at one time or another. Educating a child with autism can be a challenge, and many schools are not up to the task. Even schools with highly quali...
The psychiatric profession’s reaction to French government’s recommendations
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The psychiatric profession’s reaction to French government’s recommendations

As reported by Autism Daily Newscast, there has be a change in government policy regarding autism in France. The same can not be said of the traditional medical and psychiatric institutions. Back in March, La haute autorité de santé (HAS or Higher Authority f...