Historic judgment: France will compensate autistic children

by Annalisa Lista - 2015.07.24

Following a historic judgment, the French State must compensate, for the first time, seven families for serious delays in taking on responsibility of their autistic children. It has been established by Paris’ administrative court after the complaint of some parents, supported by the association Vaincre l’Autisme, presented last year. Since there was no place in French specialized centers, some couples have been obliged to send their children in Belgium. Others have given up work to look after their children. Others have spent a lot of money on the very expensive ABA programs. A situation that – as it can be read in the judgment – made children and their families victims of a moral prejudice.

Published in Autism, Mental disability.
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