The organization ALUT, the Israeli Society for Autistic Children, met earlier
this week with Prime Minister’s Office director-general Harel Locker, as well as
with representatives of the Treasury and Ministry of Social Affairs, to discuss
public services that have been significantly reduced due to budget
The meeting came two weeks after ALUT and hundreds of parents of
autistic children started a protest movement calling for the government to
allocate an appropriate budget for relevant services.
According to ALUT,
over 1,500 children are diagnosed with different levels of autism each year in
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