What do you do when you live in a rural location and you need to access mental health services? In this age of telehealth, autism families have the option to access psychiatry services at a distance.
Can you imagine making a five-hour round trip journey just to see a psychiatrist? Such was the case for Kim Coker of Johnsonville, SC and her son Jacob, a patient of MUSC Project Rex founder Dr. Frampton Gwynette.
Big news for the autism community this week: as of next year, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapy will be covered by all government health insurance plans. This sets a positive precedent and increases the likelihood of additional ABA coverage within the private insurance sector as well. “The U.S. government has made what is being called