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Guns, medical marijuana oil among issues Georgia lawmakers addressed on busy final day of session

...Renee Unterman, R-Buford, attached the legislation to a proposal that would require insurance companies to cover behavioral therapy for children 6 and younger who have been diagnosed with autism.Republican House leaders balked at that requirement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-21/guns-medical-marijuana-oil-am
Georgia lawmakers get ready for end-of-year rush on last legislative day

...the Senate has combined the House's medical marijuana proposal with a Senate plan to require that insurers cover behavioral therapy for Georgia children 6 and under who have been diagnosed with autism. Some House Republicans have opposed it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-19/georgia-lawmakers-get-ready-e
Autism, eye contact; what babies tell us

...science and advocacy organization, says nearly half of autistic children who receive early intervention with applied behavioral therapy will recover "typical function" and another 40 percent will improve significantly.Warren Jones, director of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-21/autism-and-eye-contact-what-
When looks are everything: Social media aggravates body-image issues

...worst thing you can do, actually."So what does solve the problem? Medication helps, combined with "cognitive behavioral therapy," Dr. Lemmon said. Doctors help patients overcome their irrational thoughts ? to confront and challenge the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/joe-hotchkiss-columns/2014-03-30/when-looks
Ga. panel backs autism coverage requirement

...require insurers to cover applied behavioral therapy for autism have been ongoing...Although expensive, applied behavioral therapy has been effective. Autism...early intervention with applied behavioral therapy will recover "typical function...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-02-21/ga-panel-backs-autism-co
Autism bill personal for Ga. lawmakers

...children who receive early intervention with applied behavioral therapy will recover "typical function" and another 40...is functioning normally because of the applied behavioral therapy, which she started at age 3."We are so blessed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-02-05/autism-bill-personal-ga-
'Art of Chocolate' helps abused kids

...most torturous abuse, if they get help. Child Enrichment provides free therapy ? trauma-focused, cognitive behavioral therapy for child victims of abuse.Your help is needed. By attending a wonderful event such as Art of Chocolate, you...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2012-09-30/art-chocolate-he
So many thank-yous

...them until a safe and permanent placement is found.The Child Enrichment Child Advocacy Center provides cognitive behavioral therapy for traumatized children, and works with siblings and non-offending caregivers of child victims to make sure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2012-11-21/so-many-thank-yo
Autism can't be ignored

...to where they are no longer considered autistic. Fein says the children who recover are more likely to have had behavioral therapy know as applied behavioral analysis.For any parents faced with treating a child with autism, an uncovered medical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-03-26/autism-cant-be-ignored
April saw scant autism awareness

...no more fanfare than a parade minus a band.There was some media attention focusing on autism families and how behavioral therapy helped the child with tantrums, or a little newspaper story about diagnosing the child early on so they can start...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2011-05-07/april-saw-scant-autism-a
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