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Spectrum: Autism Research News

Joe Biden

by  /  3 March 2020
  • General research funding

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  • Secondary education and jobs

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  • Early intervention and primary education

    • Fully fund the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act within 10 years.
    • Double the number of psychologists, guidance counselors, nurses, social workers and other health professionals employed in U.S. schools.
    • Partner with colleges to expand the pipeline of these professionals.
  • Housing policy

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  • Criminal justice

    • Train police officers to interact with autistic individuals, deaf individuals and others.
  • Healthcare

    • Preserve the Affordable Care Act.
    • Protect Medicaid.
    • Double investment in community health centers.
  • For caregivers

    • Provide a $5,000 tax credit to caregivers who are providing long-term care.
  • Drug pricing

    • Establish an independent review board to assess and recommend prices for novel drugs.
  • Miscellaneous

    • N/A

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