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Services for children and young adults with autism focus of community meeting in St. Cloud

Parents, caregivers, providers invited to Sept. 4 meeting


August 30, 2019

The Minnesota Department of Human Services will host the next in a series of public meetings about services available through Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare for children and young adults (up to age 21) with autism spectrum disorder and related conditions on Wednesday, Sept. 4, in St. Cloud.

The meeting —for parents, caregivers, providers and other stakeholders — will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Bremer Room of the St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 E. St. Germain St. A Webex option is also available. For more information, email or call 651-431-2400.

Topics to be covered by DHS staff will include:

• General autism information

• Services under the Early Intensive Developmental and Behavioral Intervention (EIDBI) benefit

• Accessing health care coverage.

Those attending will have plenty of time for questions.

Anyone who needs a reasonable accommodation or language assistance to participate in these meetings should email as soon as possible and list the type of accommodation needed.

Information about services available to families, caregivers and providers is available on the DHS website.


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