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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...
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...
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...
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...