On this episode of Broad & High, an artist profile: Dennis DeVendra, a blind woodturner. Also a look at Dangerdust, the anonymous chalk artist duo from Columbus College of Arts and Design, Helping Hands Center an arts & autism based in Clintonville, Petali Teas and D’Art the Gallery Kitty at Dublin Arts Council.
State Moves To Require Coverage For Autism Treatment
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Ohio lawmakers have long debated but never passed a bill to require insurance companies to cover autism treatment for children. Now Governor John Kasich has filed paperwork with the federal government that basically means Ohio insurers will have to cover autism.
Kasich says the mandate will ease the heavy financial burden on families with an autistic child.
But lobbiest Roger Geiger says the mandate will be a burden for Ohio companies, especially small businesses.
The coverage mandate begins next year.
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