This is an intensive legal training opportunity exclusively for parents/grandparents of children with autism spectrum disorders and related developmental disabilities at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, CA.
How You Can Compel Your Insurer to Cover Your Child’s Private ABA Therapy Claims Pursuant to The Network Provisions in Your Insurance Plan
This article is intended to provide a short summary of California network adequacy law and how you can use the law to require your insurer to cover your child’s out of network Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) therapy at 100% of bill charges, as if your private ABA therapist is in your insurer’s network.
Tired of receiving denials for services? Care to shift in a positive direction at least some of the odds toward service/funding approvals? Of course you are! Quite often, the fault lies with the assessment itself: even, in fact, with a good (if not great) assessment. How can that be?
The Case for Living Trusts, Nomination of Guardianship Agreements and Special Needs Trusts: Spend a Little Now, Save Substantial Assets in the Future
After your death, would you like to save your family substantial amounts of money? This article will explain living trusts, guardianships, special needs trusts, and conservatorships, and how some documents set up now could, after your death, potentially save your minor child with Autism much anguish, and your family substantial amounts of money in federal estate taxes, court fees, and attorney costs.
When your child is diagnosed with autism one of the first supports you learn you must seek out is an IEP through the school. The savvy parent quickly learns that beyond the IEP there are many other supports that can vastly improve the quality of life for their child and their family.
Come to our upcoming conference in Orange County, June 27-28, 2014.
In response to the new CDC autism prevalence rate, several organizations concerned with the skyrocketing rate of autism put together this letter demanding accountability from the federal government for their response to the autism epidemic. This coalition of concerned organizations invites other organizations to join this effort by adding their names to the signature line.
We are disappointed to announce the postponement of the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) hearing scheduled for December 4, 2013. EBCALA, along with several other like-minded advocacy organizations, worked diligently with Chairman Darrell Issa’s Oversight and Government Reform (OGR) Committee staff for nearly a year to make this critical hearing occur.
As your child with autism reaches the age of majority (age 18), thinking about how he can become more independent in your community is important. Between ages 18 and 22, your child will begin to age out of special education and will require services from other agencies. If your child is a client of California’s Regional Center system, you should begin to think about how to transition your child to greater independence using Supported Living Services (SLS).
Event Links CLE Registration Parent Training Registration Regional Center Registration Sponsorship Opportunities Early Registration Ends October 3 Important update for our parent training: Parents of children who are San Diego Regional Center (SDRC) clients, may register at no cost. If your child is a client at another California regional center, please contact your caseworker with our vendor […]