Thursday, December 06, 2007

Mississippi autism task force calls for better treatment options

Mississippi needs to offer better screening, more inclusive insurance policies and $2 million in new state funding for autism treatments, a Mississippi task force on autism concluded Wednesday. "We want to make sure treatment doesn't just go to the wealthy so that all of our children in our state can ... become productive citizens," said Dr. Susan Buttross, the task force's chairwoman. The Clarion-Ledger (Jackson, Miss.)

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