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Autism and Health Insurance : One Mother’s Perspective
San Francisco Chronicle

The thing about autism is that it is incredibly complex. Children affected by it require treatment, and a lot of it, through the life span, and it is a huge financial burden for parents. What do insurance plans cover?

Dr. Karen Fessel,an autism advocate and the executive director and founder of The Autism Health Insurance Project is a champion in the (complicated) field of health insurance for individuals with autism in the state of California, and I’ve asked her to give us a primer: