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More States May Require Insurance to Cover Autism Therapy – Part 2
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More States May Require Insurance to Cover Autism Therapy – Part 2

Raising a child with autism is expensive. The cost of therapies alone is staggering. Factor in the increased probability that your child will suffer from other, co-occurring medical issues, such as seizures or gastro-intestinal issues, and the costs continue t...
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...
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...