Alut: State must boost resources, training for autism

15.01.2012                      20.Tewet. 5772

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Alut: State must boost resources, training for autism

The Israel Association for Autistic Children says gov't should develop a national program for neural development disorders.

Alut, the Israel Association for Autistic Children, called on the government to develop a national program to support those suffering from neural development disorder, given the growing evidence that the earlier it is diagnosed and treated, the better the child and family can function.
On Monday, Alut will hold its national fund-raising campaign, with tens of thousands of pupils visiting homes to collect contributions. One out of 100 children is diagnosed with the disorder, which involves impaired social interaction and communication and restricted and repetitive behavior….