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The Mountaineer Autism Project (MAP) is a nonprofit organization of parents of children with autism and professionals in the autism field. MAP’s goal is to have one voice in West Virginia dedicated to early autism detection, diagnosis, and early intensive behavioral intervention.

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Research indicates intensive applied behavior analysis (ABA) is effective for nearly 90% of children with autism. In 2010 it was estimated only 1.6 % of WV children with autism were receiving intensive ABA.

Do you have a friend or family member who has been diagnosed with autism?

Are you an autism treatment professional committed to early intensive behavioral intervention?

Are you interested in attending a MAP meeting?

 

3 weeks ago
Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District RE-1 - CTLA Case of the Year Finalist 2018

A must-see video about a recent landmark case and game changer for parents of kids with disabilities, struggling to get services in schools.

Case of the Year Finalist Endrew F. v. Douglas County Sch. Dist. RE-1 Jack Robinson of Spies Powers & Robinson, P.C.; Brian Wolfman of Georgetown Law Center;...

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3 weeks ago
Virginia Autism Project

VA has passed Medicaid Expansion & autism insurance for individuals of ANY AGE!

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1 month ago
66.109.166.220

The Bureau for Medical Services is now accepting public comments for Chapter 519.23 Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) until 6/18. Email BMS.Comments@wv.gov. We're thrilled and excited for the ... See more

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1 month ago
Medicaid Benefits for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Recently, I had the opportunity to visit Bridgeport, West Virginia and join the experts behind the Mountaineer Autism Project for their 2018 conference. The conference brought together families of ... See more

Recently, I had the opportunity to visit Bridgeport, West Virginia and join the experts behind the Mountaineer Autism Project for their 2018 conference. The conference brought together families of …

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1 month ago
Autism more prevalent than previously reported

Great article and interview with MAP board member, Susannah Poe.

“You can still make improvement in kids, but the early window of opportunity for brain development is between 2 to 6 years old,” ... See more

A new report from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention shows the prevalence of autism is greater than previously reported.

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1 month ago

Exciting news about an upcoming MAP fundraiser: The Greenbrier Concours d’Elegance will take place May 4-6 at The Greenbrier, celebrating the long connection between the automobile industry and ... See more

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1 month ago
WV MetroNews – Medicaid coverage of autism therapy to expand; provider shortage may still limit access

“The reality is we still have a massive provider shortage, so even the kids that have had coverage for a while are still on waiting lists,” said Jill Scarbro-McLaury, director and owner of Bright ... See more

With the policy change, more than 3,000 West Virginia children with autism could qualify for applied behavior analysis therapy.

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1 month ago
The Autism Rate Among Kids In The US Has Gone Up, CDC Says

“But people should not panic that autism is spreading somehow,” Lord said. “All the data that we have suggest so far that right now, primarily what we’re doing is picking up more subtle ... See more

The new report suggests that 1 in 59 kids fit the criteria for autism in 2014, up from 1 in 68 in 2012. Experts attribute much of the rise to better identification of black and Latino kids with the ... See more

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2 months ago
Welcome

Sunday morning shout out to this wonderful organization. We want to thank them for providing stipend funding to families to attend our conference on Friday, but also for all that they do for our ... See more

Working to assure that West Virginians with developmental disabilities receive the services, supports, and other forms of assistance they need to exercise self-determination and achieve independence, ... See more

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Mountaineer Autism Project
304-602-4627
1114 Kanawha Blvd East
Charleston WV 25301
MAPWVautism@gmail.com

 

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