Austim and ABA Therapy Resources

The following is a brief, alphabetical list of resources pertaining to the field of autism and Insurance coverage. Most are professional organizations that provide information in areas such as research, screening, diagnosis, and treatment. Although Build-n-Care Therapy does not endorse one site over another, we are confident these will provide you with a strong starting point in researching information related to autism and ABA Therapy Resources.

http://www.autismspeaks.org

Autism Speaks has grown into the nation’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families ABA Therapy Resources.

www.autism-society.org

Information on Autism News + Family education

www.cec.sped.org

Council for Exceptional Children

www.fcsn.org

Family resource guide for children with special needs.

www.kidstogether.org

Information for families with children with special needs

ABA Therapy Resources for families with Autism in New York, New Jersey And Illinois.
Insurance

For  more information on insurance coverage in New York and New Jersey click on one of the following links
New Jersey Insurance Coverage for Autism

http://www.ncsl.org/research/health/autism-and-insurance-coverage-state-laws.aspx

Build N Care is in network  with BCBSNJ. Aetna

Advocating with Your Employer
BNC supports advocacy efforts to improve insurance coverage for autism nationally, such as those led by Autism Speaks.
Resources for advocating with your employer’s benefits department include:

Impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)
Per the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, the Affordable Care Act:

An analysis of ACA by Autism Speaks, a large advocacy organization, can be found at: http://www.autismspeaks.org/advocacy/federal/affordable%20care%20act

The Health and Human Services review of ACA can be found at: http://www.hhs.gov/healthcare/rights/index.html