Tag Archives: 25 February 2019

States Skirting Obligation To Cover ABA Therapy

[Source: Disability Scoop] Despite a federal mandate nearly five years ago, several state Medicaid programs are still failing to cover treatment like applied behavior analysis for children with autism, advocates say. In 2014, the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services issued a … Continue reading


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Children Who Eat Lunch Score 18 Percent Higher in Reading Tests

[Source: Science Daily] The powerful connection between nutrition and education has been revealed by new research from ESMT Berlin. Primary school children who attended a public free lunch program over an extended period were shown to have significantly better learning … Continue reading


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Movement Impairments in Autism Could be Reversible

[Source:  Science Daily] Researchers from Cardiff University have established a link between a genetic mutation and developmental movement impairments in autism. The study, which found that the mutation of the CYFIP1 gene leads to changes in the development of brain … Continue reading


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