As if the emotional cost of dealing with autism was not enough…

PBS will be airing a new series about autism and the first installment addresses the financial costs. This article gives you the details. The fact is, autism is a very costly disorder to treat effectively, and though many, many states (including Nevada) have mandated coverage by insurance carries, those living in poverty or without insurance coverage carry an incredible burden. All of us should be aware of how, on so many fronts, families living with autism, face very tough situations, emotionally, physically and so often financially.

 

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