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The Affordable Care Act & Autism: Should You Switch Insurers?

Posted September 2013

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, goes into effect across the nation on January 1, 2014 and NOW is the time for families impacted by autism to understand what this means for them. Healthcare marketplaces must be operational by October 1, 2013. The goal of this nationwide program is to increase the number of Americans with health coverage and cut the overall cost of healthcare. More

WE NEED YOUR HELP TO SAVE THE LANTERMAN ACT AND TO PRESERVE THE INTENT OF SEN. STEINBERG'S SB946

Posted June 2013

The Lanterman Act and SB 946 are in serious jeopardy. The Governor has proposed Trailer Bill Language that would forbid Regional Centers from reimbursing insurance deductibles and severely limit their ability to pay co-pays/co-insurance. As of now the Legislature has adopted this language. If you do not act it will become permanent and any families who are currently receiving funding for co-pays or deductibles from any Regional Center are at risk of losing them starting July 1, 2013. The circumstance is dire and immediate action is needed to reverse this outcome. More


Now Hiring Behavior Therapists and BCBA Supervisors

www.starautism.com/employ.php
Posted July 2012

If you meet our qualifications, have the passion and patience to provide excellent support and treatment to children with autism and related disorders, and are looking for a carrer oppurtunity with the leading provider of behavior health services, we want to hear from you!
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CAUSE

www.causecenter.org

CAUSE is now offering Parent and Sibling support groups! Contact us today for more information!


Pilot Program Aims to Address Needs
of Children with Autism

By Cheri Carlson for The Ventura County Star - www.vcstar.com
Posted March 2010

Two dozen children spent an hour after school Friday on a Ventura playground, playing games and following clues around Poinsettia School. But it wasn't all about the games. They also were learning about social interaction and independence, and helping the paraeducators on campus practice some new skills. The students were part of a pilot program designed to better address the needs of children with autism. Autism is a complex developmental disability that affects a person's ability to communicate and interact with others, according to the Autism Society of America. The Ventura Unified School District and two local agencies; Support and Treatment for Autism & Related Disorders and the Center for Autism Understanding, Support and Education, developed the pilot program. Full Story

STAR California is now Accepting Insurance funding for ABA services.


STAR of CA, a Professional Psychological Corporation, provides Psychological and ABA Services to children and families in home and community settings. This division does not provide school-based educational services, and STAR of CA is not affiliated with STAR Autism Support, Inc.