3/8/2011

A bill under consideration in Arizona's state Senate would negatively affect some young students with autism and other disabilities, some parents and educators say. Proposed legislation would drastically reduce the number of individuals covered under the state's health insurance plan, which helps about 70% of families at one private facility afford tuition and treatments. "We talk about budget cuts, and cuts that need to be made, why do we always come back to the people who need it the most?" said Margaret Travillion, founder and director of Lauren's Institute for Education.

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