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Lorri Unumb

July 03, 2014

Raleigh, NC (July 3, 2014) – North Carolinians overwhelmingly support insurance coverage for autism, according to a survey conducted by the conservative polling firm, Public Opinion Strategies.  Legislation requiring the coverage has twice passed the state House of Representatives, but continues to languish in the Senate.

January 16, 2014

NEW ORLEANS (January 16, 2014) -- Autism Speaks will co-host a full-day workshop on autism insurance at the 4th Annual Convention of the Association of Professional Behavior Analysts (APBA) March 27-29 at the Sheraton New Orleans. Early registration, including discounted hotel rates, ends March 5!

December 01, 2012

LAS VEGAS (November 30, 2012) -- Lorri Shealy Unumb, Autism Speaks' vice president for state government affairs, was named the winner of the NASCAR Foundation's second annual Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award, resulting in a $100,000 donation to the Autism Academy of South Carolina.

April 06, 2012

DETROIT (April 6, 2012) -- The Detroit News today published "Snyder should sign autism bill," an editorial rebuttal from Lorri Unumb, Autism Speaks' vice president for state government affairs.

April 5, 2012
Letter: Snyder should sign autism bill