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Raleigh – state Senate approves autism insurance bill
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Raleigh – state Senate approves autism insurance bill

Raleigh – A bill has recently been approved by the state Senate that will help to insure that health insurance plans, that are regulated by the state, cover autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and associated therapy, adaptive behavior treatment. Unfortunately i...
Personal advocacy helps to create autism policy in Michigan
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Personal advocacy helps to create autism policy in Michigan

Michigan, Detroit - After years of legislative struggle to expand coverage for the care of children with autism in the state's healthcare policy, advocates for better autism care in the state of Michigan found an ally in the person of Lt. Gov. Brian Calley. ...
Nigeria: President of Women Arise  Urges to Pass Autism Bill Now
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Nigeria: President of Women Arise Urges to Pass Autism Bill Now

Nigeria - The Autism, Down Syndrome and Other Developmental Disabilities Bill was sponsored by Mr Jerry Alagbaoso in the wake of awareness campaigns on autism in 2011. The Star Online reports that the President of Women Arise, Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin, said t...
Utah’s experimental autism “lottery” program hopes to be made permanent.
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Utah’s experimental autism “lottery” program hopes to be made permanent.

Utah, U.S - it is hoped that a bill will make Utah's experimental autism "lottery" program permanent. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that the $2 million measure, HB88, would be able to continue the program in perpetuity and would provide 270 autistic children ...