Autism Special Section - Frequently A...

Autism Special Section - Frequently Asked Questions

There are 6 comments on the WXIA Atlanta story from Jan 16, 2008, titled Autism Special Section - Frequently Asked Questions. In it, WXIA Atlanta reports that:

Shayla from Marietta asks: My autistic son is six years and would like to know if you have a list of schools in Georgia for autistic children.

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Jennifer O from Decatur

Atlanta, GA

#1 Jan 17, 2008
My 3 year old son was just diagnosed with PDD in the fall. He is receiving therapy through the school system which is great but the Dev. Ped. wants him to have additional therapy. My insurance company is saying they are not required to cover autism, for a multitude of reasons, but one is that it is a developmental delay and not a loss of function. They say recovery therapy should only take a short time not the continual therapy that an autistic child needs.
In doing research it seems that GA does have a law requiring some sort of coverage for autism. Where can I find the exact law to find out if they are obligated?
Gudny Jons

Decatur, GA

#2 Feb 12, 2008
I have a BA degree in Developmental Therapy and mostly worked with people with autism. I like that most and I just moved to Decatur, Georgia and I am looking for a job. If sombody can give me infrommation. This is my e mail: [email protected]
Henry

Roswell, GA

#3 Feb 12, 2008
Gudny Jons wrote:
I have a BA degree in Developmental Therapy and mostly worked with people with autism. I like that most and I just moved to Decatur, Georgia and I am looking for a job. If sombody can give me infrommation. This is my e mail: [email protected]
Try the Autism Center at Emory University!
Henry

Roswell, GA

#4 Feb 12, 2008
Jennifer O from Decatur wrote:
My 3 year old son was just diagnosed with PDD in the fall. He is receiving therapy through the school system which is great but the Dev. Ped. wants him to have additional therapy. My insurance company is saying they are not required to cover autism, for a multitude of reasons, but one is that it is a developmental delay and not a loss of function. They say recovery therapy should only take a short time not the continual therapy that an autistic child needs.
In doing research it seems that GA does have a law requiring some sort of coverage for autism. Where can I find the exact law to find out if they are obligated?
Try the Autism Center at Emory University. There are wonderful resources out there to help your child. You are not alone and don't get discouraged, keep praying!
Gudny Jons

Decatur, GA

#5 Feb 19, 2008
Thank you

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