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ASAN Releases New Resource On Medicaid Coverage for Autism Services

ASAN has released a new resource for its toolkit on health coverage for autism-related services. The resource, which is aimed at Medicaid plan administrators, will help plan administrators develop and expand coverage for autism services such as communication supports, occupational therapy, and speech therapy. ASAN released a resource on...

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ASAN Unveils Toolkit for Advocates on New Home and Community-Based Settings Rules

ASAN has published a toolkit for advocates, families and administrators on how to ensure that people with disabilities receive Medicaid-funded Home and Community-Based Services in integrated settings that offer full access to the community. Home and community-based services are an important source of support for many people with disabilities who need...

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ASAN Unveils Toolkit for Advocates on Health Care and the Transition to Adulthood

ASAN has prepared a comprehensive toolkit to empower people with disabilities, their families, and other disability advocates to help youth with disabilities manage their own health care as they transition to adulthood. As ASAN found in our 2013 report, youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities face a variety of barriers to...

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Our Lives, Our Health Care: Self Advocates Speaking Out

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network and Office of Developmental Primary Care are pleased to release, “Our Lives, Our Health Care: Self Advocates Speaking Out About Our Experiences with the Medical System.”...

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The Case for Designating People with I/DD as MUP

There are millions of Americans with disabilities lacking adequate health care because of a lack of primary care providers who are properly trained to treat them. In 2000, Healthy People 2020 cautioned that “as a potentially underserved group, people with disabilities would be expected to experience disadvantages in health...

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Welcome To The Autistic Community! (Adult)

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Welcome To The Autistic Community! (Adolescent)

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Welcome To The Autistic Community!

Welcome To The Autistic Community This handbook, written in plain language, welcomes newly-diagnosed autistic people and autistic people who have just learned of their diagnosis to the Autistic community.  It addresses the most common questions that people may have about their diagnosis, emphasizes that they are not alone, and...

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Policy Brief on Healthcare Transition

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Policy Brief on the Affordable Care Act

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