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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?

 

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Wendy Radcliff: Parents sleeping more easily after Sen. Capito’s announcement (Gazette)

Thank you, Senator Shelley Moore Capito! West Virginia's kids and families with autism are sleeping easier.

“As I have said before, I did not come to Washington to hurt people.” -- Sen. Shelley Moore Capito

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Wendy Radcliff: Parents sleeping more easily after Sen. Capito’s announcement (Gazette)

"While she was talking specifically about keeping West Virginians under Medicaid expansion covered, we know that her efforts have kept us from playing a mean game of musical chairs, where kids with ... See more

“As I have said before, I did not come to Washington to hurt people.” -- Sen. Shelley Moore Capito

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WV Autism Flash Mob

Flashback, flash mob! Here's MAP in 2011.

On January 19 at the WVU vs. Marshall basketball game there was a Flash mob to bring awareness to the need for autism insurance legislation.

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2 weeks ago
Anna

Shoutout to the Little Lobbyists! Thanks for all of your hard work!

Quick stop on our way to the rally to welcome our Louisiana friends!! #Littlelobbyists

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2 weeks ago
Timeline Photos

Thanks to MAP's Board of Directors, for volunteering their time and expertise to advance services for kids in our state!

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4 weeks ago
Delayed But Not Done: Why We’re Fighting Against the Senate’s Bill – The Mountaineer Autism Project

New blog post from Jill Scarbro McLaury: "Let’s all think back and remember the time when families with children with autism had NO options but pay for health care out-of-pocket, fearing for the ... See more

Jill McLaury is the Owner and Director of Bright Futures Learning Services, Inc. and a member of the MAP Board of Directors.

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1 month ago
NPR

While Medicaid is best known as a health care program for poor people, more than 80 percent of its budget goes to care for the elderly, the disabled and children, according to the Kaiser Family ... See more

The Gapinskis, with a son on the autism spectrum and an aging grandmother, get the kind of help that could disappear under Trump's proposed budget cuts.

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Kathy Shapell: American Health Care Act would hurt WV kids with autism

There are over 5,500 children with autism in West Virginia, and they stand to lose a lot if the ACA is repealed. The act provides essential, life changing therapy to them — and depending on the ... See more

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is not perfect, but repealing it without a better replacement would be devastating to 184,000 West Virginians, many of them children and seniors — who are enrolled ... See more

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Repealing ACA Would Harm Many West Virginians | News, Sports, Jobs - The Intelligencer

"Prior to 2011, children with autism who lived in West Virginia were excluded from coverage because their insurance companies considered autism a pre-existing condition. Even if their parents had ... See more

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is not perfect. But repealing it without a better replacement would be devastating to 184,000 West Virginians, many of them children and seniors — who are enrolled ... See more

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Kathy Shapell: American Health Care Act would hurt WV kids with autism

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is not perfect, but repealing it without a better replacement would be devastating to 184,000 West Virginians, many of them children and seniors — who are enrolled ... 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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