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New bill may provide more private insurance cover towards autistic children
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New bill may provide more private insurance cover towards autistic children

Augusta, Maine USA — a new bill that is being considered may mean that more children will be able to receive private insurance coverage for autism treatment. At present the current law mandates that insurance companies must provide coverage for treatment of a...
Autism and Animal-Assisted Therapy
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Autism and Animal-Assisted Therapy

Many parents of individuals on the autism spectrum wonder about the potential benefits of animal-assisted therapy. Most people believe that animals have a calming effect. According to the American Pets Products Association, in the US alone, 83.3 million people...
Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) use and autism
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Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) use and autism

Advances in our collected knowledge about autism have been painfully slow down the years. Science has come to realise that autism is a spectral condition, presents with huge variability in terms of symptoms and their variable effect on daily living and quality...