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More Research Links Autism to Prenatal Exposure to Air Pollution

Findings in North Carolina mirror those in California, with autism rates highest when pollution exposure occurs during third trimester
October 16, 2014

Findings in North Carolina mirror those in California, with autism rates highest when pollution exposure occurs during third trimester

 

Autism Speaks Takes On 'Big Insurance' In NC With Ad Campaign

July 15, 2014

RALEIGH, NC (July 14, 2014) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced the launch of newspaper advertisements supporting families affected by autism in their fight towards autism insurance reform in the North Carolina Legislature. The North Carolina House twice in two years has passed reform bills, but the Senate has refused to take up the issue.

NC Takes Big Step to Autism Insurance Reform

May 14, 2013

RALEIGH (May 14, 2013) -- The North Carolina autism insurance reform bill cleared its first hurdle today, gaining approval 25-4 in the House Insurance Committee. North Carolina is one of 18 remaining states yet to require state-regulated health plans to cover the screening, diagnosis and treatment of autism.