Residents here in Texas know that there are some negative stigmas that surround mental health conditions. Because of the difficulties associated with diagnosis, and because mental conditions don't always have visible symptoms, many people across the nation look at mental impairments with increased scrutiny.
When readers of our blog think about autism they not only think about what the disability actually is, but they probably also think about the fact that it is covered by Social Security Disability. But though our Texas readers know this information, many other families across the rest of the nation may not. And with many insurance companies refusing to cover autism under their plans, many families are finding themselves in financial hardship with little way out.