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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 ...
Petition launched for autism equality for children in Queensland, Australia
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Petition launched for autism equality for children in Queensland, Australia

Queensland, Australia - A hard hitting campaign is gathering strength in Australia, asking the question why there are no autism specific school in the district. The campaign spearheaded by Nicole Vellar includes a Facebook page which currently has 691 l...
UK man to compete in  52.5km quadrathlon for autism centre in Dubai
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UK man to compete in 52.5km quadrathlon for autism centre in Dubai

Dubai - Franky Spencer, 40, a fitness instructor originally from the UK will be competing in a 52.5km quadrathlon to raise money for the new building of the Dubai Autism Centre He will be swimming, cycling, paddling and running along the 52.5 kilometre shor...
More States May Require Insurance to Cover Autism Therapy – Part 1
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More States May Require Insurance to Cover Autism Therapy – Part 1

Current treatments for autism, including Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), are costly and time-intensive, and there is no guarantee that they will be covered under Obamacare. The federal government declined to institute a national standard for the coverage of a...
UK Charity Ambitious about Autism – 4 in 10 children with autism are illegally excluded from school
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UK Charity Ambitious about Autism – 4 in 10 children with autism are illegally excluded from school

The UK charity Ambitious about Autism - found in a recent survey of 500 families that 4 in 10 children had been formally and temporarily excluded from school, this is illegal. They have recently launched their 'Ruled Out ' campaign that Autism Daily Newscas...