What is Stimming?

Parents of children with autism often state that some of the first atypical behaviors they noticed in their children were repetitive movements such as hand flapping, body rocking, or pacing. These self-stimulation behaviors, or “stimming,” are one of the key parts of an autism diagnosis.   But what many people do not realize is how diverse …

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Your Rights for ABA Under New Hampshire State Law

So you have been recommended ABA by your doctor, but you’re not sure how your insurance will cover it.  Fortunately, New Hampshire requires meaningful coverage for autism, which includes therapies such as ABA, under state regulated plans. New Hampshire’s autism insurance bill, HB 569, was enacted in 2010 and became effective on January 1, 2011.