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USA Today: Kids With Autism Deserve Better

Posted on August 19, 2009 by Marc Thiessen

Today, millions of children with special needs such as autism disorders are not getting the therapy they need or the education they deserve — and their parents are powerless to help them.

Insurance companies deny their claims for proven treatments, and school officials deny them appropriate educational services — and refuse to pay for private placement when the local school district cannot deliver for their kids. Parents are at the mercy of insurers and school officials, who have legions of lawyers at their disposal if parents choose to contest their decisions. Most parents cannot afford the costs of litigation, private therapy, or tuition at private schools that can help their children.

 

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