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Autism Task Force: AOTA President’s Contribution to California’s Autism Law

Mar 21, 2013, by Mike McNulty, in General News

When California became the 28th state to enact autism insurance reform legislation in late 2011, Governor Jerry Brown convened an Autism Advisory Task Force to assist with implementation of the law, which went into effect on July 1, 2012.

Florence Clark, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, president of The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), was nominated and accepted to serve on the task force, which began its work on February 1, 2012.

Read the entire article by AOTA reporter Stephanie Yamkovenko.