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March 26, 2015

Florida operates Medicaid home and community-based (HCBS) waivers to serve people with developmental disabilities, including autism. This page contains recent news and updates about Florida's housing and community living programs.

January 29, 2015

Autism Speaks has launched a Housing and Community Living Initiative that works to increase access to home and community based services (HCBS), and increase the capacity of HCBS providers to serve adults with autism and increase available housing options

December 16, 2014

Meet with parents of children with autism

October 28, 2014

The students will learn about autism and observe special-needs children in order to develop creative solutions to certain kitchen design problems.

August 18, 2014

Graphic video of Florida teen with autism being attacked causes public outcry online and off.

January 02, 2014

Bill would drop requirement for insurance pre-authorization

December 12, 2013

J.J. Hart's parents told the Orlando Sentintel that the 3-year-old is more talkative and calmer since they brought home 3 hens.

November 10, 2013

Judge dismantles claim that therapy is 'experimental,' excoriates state agency