Resources for your child with autism

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by difficulty communicating and interacting with others. Every individual with autism is unique, with their own strengths and challenges, so finding the right treatment can be challenging.

Early detection and finding the right medical, behavioral, educational, and support services can improve the functioning and long-term outlook of children with autism. The links below can help children on any point on the autism spectrum.

Your health plan coverage

Self-funded health benefit plans are regulated by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and other federal laws. They are not subject to state autism insurance laws. Benefit design is at the discretion of the Fund. To find out if your medical plan includes coverage for autism, contact your Fund Administrator.

Find a Developmental Pediatrician

Choose your MagnaCare health plan; then search for a developmental pediatrician (Developmental-Behavioral Pedi) in the Find a Provider menu.

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The leading society for persons with autism, Autism Speaks is dedicated to advancing research into causes and better treatments for autism spectrum disorders and related conditions both through direct funding and collaboration. 

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A not-for-profit organization that serves people with autism in New York City and Long Island, Eden II is recognized nationally as a leader in working with individuals across the autism spectrum, including those with the most significant challenges.

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The CDC is the leading national institute of public health. It is part of the US Department of Health and Human Services. The CDC provides a wealth of information about autism. Topics include diagnosis, treatment, research, and more.

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New Jersey residents can contact NJ Children’s System of Care/PerformCare to request services, resources, tools, and support for their children with autism.

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Autism New Jersey is a nonprofit agency committed to ensuring safe and fulfilling lives for individuals with autism, their families, and the professionals who support them. Through awareness, credible information, education, and public policy initiatives, Autism New Jersey leads the way to lifelong individualized services provided with skill and compassion. 

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Our highly trained nurse case managers can help you find the right services for your child with autism.