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Kansans Often Face Long Waits for Autism Therapy

Therapist Ashley Estrada mixes plenty of play into her work with 5-year-old Ridley Fitzmorris. (Photo by Celia Llopis-Jepsen, Kansas News Service)

When Kansas parents get the diagnosis that their child has autism, some run into long lines to get the therapy that experts recommend. Celia Llopis-Jepsen of the Kansas News Service reports that problems with the state's privatized Medicaid program are prolonging the wait times.


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