Category Archives: Public Policy

A Better Transportation Plan Needed for the Autistic Population

It’s essential for an adult to seek reliable transportation options in order to reach their job and perform their duties in a timely manner.

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Nevada Parents Push for Higher Autism Therapist Pay

Just as all children deserve care, all autism specialists deserve adequate pay, argue Nevadan parents.

Autism therapists have greatly benefited countless families and children. The impact of early intervention and therapy can make a large difference in a child’s life. Verbal skills, motor skills, and a sense of independence can be fostered within children through therapy. Recently, Nevadan parents advocated for the raising of hourly wages for autism therapists, in […]

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Do ESY Programs Give Autistic Students Equal Chances At Success?

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These federally mandated programs are called Extended School Year (ESY) Programs. The systems are designed to advance progression of a student’s IEP goals.

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Minnesota Mom Fights to Expand Federal Funds

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Idil Abdull has been diligently working to broaden health care resources not only for herself, but for other low income families in Michigan. Her persistent efforts have caused major changes in legislation that provide autism therapy assistance to families in the state.

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Concerns Arise as Children with Autism Grow Into Adults

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Due to the fact that these diagnoses have grown so much over the past several years, a majority of them are still children. However, as time passes and these children age, they reach the brink of adulthood. This brings on a whole host of new challenges, both within the self and the world at large.

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