Short On Options, Parents Increasingly Foot The Bill
If your child has autism and needs costly therapies or tools to cope with the world around them, get ready for a game of tug of war between two bureaucracies, neither of which want to foot the bill.
Schools are traditionally responsible for picking up the tab for services like speech therapy. But, with tight school budgets yielding shrinking available resources, parents are increasingly looking to health insurance to pay.
However, the blurry line between medical and educational needs keeps things complicated, leaving many parents no choice but to shell out thousands of dollars themselves, reports the Scripps Florida Treasure Coast Newspapers. To read more click here.
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