Issue Brief: The Affordable Care Act and Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Other Developmental Disabilities

Authors: Comeau, M., & other authors

Date: 2012

Project: Catalyst Center

Keywords: CYSHCN, Health Reform

The Catalyst Center has developed a new report for the Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP) that offers a brief description of selected provisions in the ACA that have implications for children with ASD/DD. It describes how state Title V maternal and child health (MCH) programs can maximize opportunities under the ACA to develop and strengthen systems of care for children and youth with ASD/DD.