Georgia is currently one of the 16 US states which does not cover for autism treatment under its private health care insurance contingencies.
However this may change very soon with the proposal of two new bills to be presented in front of the senate this week. One, Ava’s law, named after a nine year old autistic girl who spoke to support the bill. Ava Boullard is now thriving at home and in school thanks to early intervention treatment since the age of two. Sen Tommie Williams was interviewed by WABE and said:
“We’ve studied it for four or five years now. It’s time for us to move forward.”
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