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North Carolina

October 15, 2015

Governor Pat McCrory was joined today by North Carolina autism advocates for an autism insurance bill-signing ceremony. Earlier this month, the North Carolina General Assembly approved legislation to require certain health plans to cover the screening, diagnosis and treatment of autism.

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October 13, 2015

"It's just an opportunity and if they capitalize on the opportunity then we help them to develop their skills and their strengths..."

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September 29, 2015

The North Carolina General Assembly has approved legislation to require certain health plans to cover the screening, diagnosis and treatment of autism and now heads to Governor McCrory’s desk. S.676 was sponsored by Senators Tom Apodaca and Joyce Krawiec. When signed, the bill will become effective July 1, 2016.

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August 11, 2015

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory was joined today by advocates from the disability community at a signing ceremony for House Bill 556 ABLE legislation that allows families to set up tax-exempt 529A savings accounts for disability-related expenses

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June 09, 2015

The goal of the training is to keep citizens with autism safe, increase responder awareness of special needs preparation steps and build community partnerships according to the N.C. Office of State Fire Marshall.

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February 02, 2015

Public reaction sought through February 20. Transition Plan input sessions for the public will be held over the next two weeks across the state.

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December 30, 2014

FOX8 looks at how the new law will help N.C. families save money to care for individuals with disabilities

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October 16, 2014

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

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