Saudi committee calls for autism medical insurance cover
2012-03-27 - AMEinfo.com | Saudi Arabia | Latest News - Saudi Arabia: A committee formed by the Saudi government is preparing recommendations to provide the people suffering from autism with proper healthcare, Saudi Gazette has reported. The committee discussed various issue related to a large number of Saudis suffering from autism currently getting treatment in Egypt, Jordan and Bahrain due to the lack of specialised centres in the kingdom. The committee plans to send the recommendations to include autistic patients in the insurance policy so that they can benefit from the facilities like speech therapy, psychological and occupational treatments.  

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