An article about the rise in autism, and therefore autism treatments... mentions a lobby that is looking to force (make mandatory) autism assessment and treatment in public schools. (link)
One individual contends that parents should listen and engage their children in autism evaluation, according to the screening recommendations set forth by physicians. He then states that he and others are working hard to enforce mandatory autism screenings and consequent treatments in the schools, and are doing so through legislation.
Don't know how much I like the read of all of this?
Professionals cited in the article are Geraldine Dawson Ph.D. , Catherine Rice Ph.D. , and Quint Scroop a senior lobbyist and moral champion from Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA)...