Kat Diaz, right, a registered behavior technician with the Broward Children's Center, a nonprofit in Pompano Beach, provides behavioral analysis, a therapy that helps children with autism learn to lead more independent lives. A state freeze on Medicaid-funded providers in South Florida, and months-long delays in authorizations for services, have hampered the program, administrators said.
Kat Diaz, right, a registered behavior technician with the Broward Children's Center, a nonprofit in Pompano Beach, provides behavioral analysis, a therapy that helps children with autism learn to lead more independent lives. A state freeze on Medicaid-funded providers in South Florida, and months-long delays in authorizations for services, have hampered the program, administrators said. Courtesy Broward Children's Center
Kat Diaz, right, a registered behavior technician with the Broward Children's Center, a nonprofit in Pompano Beach, provides behavioral analysis, a therapy that helps children with autism learn to lead more independent lives. A state freeze on Medicaid-funded providers in South Florida, and months-long delays in authorizations for services, have hampered the program, administrators said. Courtesy Broward Children's Center