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Autism Institute Executive Director has Editorial Piece Published in Sun Sentinel

Average life-time expenditures for children with ASD are $2.3 million for those with co-occurring intellectual disability. Direct medical costs – outpatient care, home care, pharmacy bills – contribute to those expenses, but non-medical costs, such as intervention services, special education, child care and residential placements, and care for adults, account for the highest proportion of expenses.

Read the entire opinion piece here: Susan Kabot: Investment in autism research is necessary