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'Maryland again fails autism community': Baltimore Sun OpEd

April 19, 2012

BALTIMORE (April 19, 2012) -- The Baltimore Sun today published an OpED by Ian Paregol, executive director of Community Services for Autistic Adults and Children, critical of the Maryland Legislature's efforts to improve autism insurance coverage.

"This week, Michigan became the 30th state to require insurance coverage for autism therapies. Meanwhile, here in Maryland, the General Assembly has for the fourth consecutive year failed families of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders — one of our most significant national health emergencies."

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