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VIA Commends Autism Speaks Call to Action

August 7, 2014 | Press

Paul Wang, Autism Speaks Senior Vice President for Medical Research, called for an investment in early intervention in his article, “Everyone Wins When We Invest in Optimal Outcomes for Autism.” “It’s not just families but our entire society that benefits when we invest in effective intervention for all children with ASD, and do so as…

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Medicaid Change Opens Doors for Families

July 15, 2014 | Programs

Families across the United States will have access to the autism services they need thanks to a change in Medicaid coverage of autism. A federal agency now requires states to cover treatments for children with autism (up to age 21), including Applied Behavior Analysis, speech and occupational therapy, under Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and…

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