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Two key studies about the needs of individuals with autism spectrum disorders have been posted on the DHS website. The studies address health care benefits for needed services and housing solutions for children and adults.
The studies will inform DHS efforts to develop strategies specifically for people with autism.
This session Gov. Dayton has a budget proposal to establish a benefit set for children with autism spectrum disorder. The fact sheet, Reform 2020: Intensive Services for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (PDF), is on the DHS website. More information on autism and autism spectrum disorders is on DHS' website.