Utah

Autism Speaks Volunteer Named New State Prison Director

SALT LAKE CITY (June 12, 2013) -- Autism Speaks volunteer Rollin Cook has been named Utah's new director of the Department of Corrections. The oldest of his four children has autism.

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Utah Autism Coalition Issues Statement on SB.55

SALT LAKE CITY (March 4, 2013) -- The Utah Autism Coalition has issued the following statement on the stat... More...

SB.55 Clears Utah Senate Committee

SALT LAKE CITY (February 8, 2013) -- The Senate Banking and Labor Committee yesterday voted 5-2 to release SB.55, the autism insurance reform ... More...

Utah: New Year, New Bill, Same Goal

NEW YORK (February 1, 2013) -- Autism Speaks today formally endorsed S.55, the new Utah autism insurance reform bill, sponsored by Dr. Brian Shiozawa, a Salt La... More...

Utah Ups Medicaid Pay for ABA Providers

SALT LAKE CITY (December 6, 2012) -- The Salt Lake Tribune reports that the state's Medicaid program will increase reimbursement rates for ABA providers serving children with autism because its initial offer was so lo... More...

Salt Lake Trib: Medicaid Program Designed to Fail?

SALT LAKE CITY (November 7, 2012) -- The Salt Lake Tribune reported that ABA providers are fearful the state's pilot... More...

Salt Lake Tribune: Desperate Parents Surrender Kids to State

SALT LAKE CITY (September 30, 2012) -- In its lead story, The Salt Lake Tribune explored the plight of parents across Utah who... More...

Autism Speaks Statement on Utah Legislation

NEW YORK (February 16, 2012) -- The following statement was distributed to the Utah autism community by Autism Speaks:

THANK YOU so much for all of your hard work over the last year to pass autism insurance reform.

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