Lorri Unumb

On the Road: Nothing Could be Finer...

It’s summer, and most state legislatures have wound down for the year.  Not so with North Carolina, where my travels have taken me most weeks over the last couple of months.  Along with local autism organizations, Autism Speaks con... More...

On the Road to Autism Insurance Reform: Reflections on Memorial Day

Lorri Unumb, vice president of state government affairs for Autism Speaks, travels the country advocating for families and individuals facing the challenges of autism. This is her ongoing series "On The Road For Autism Reform."... More...

On the Road: Extraordinary Adventures

I wrote this post from the floor of the Atlanta airport, where I spent the better part of last Thursday night.  It wouldn’t be so bad, except that I spent the better part of the day stuck in the Nashville airport.  (Sidenote: ... More...

On The Road: Targeting States

As Charlie Daniels would say, “The South’s Gonna Do It Again.”  Notwithstanding that my own home state of South Carolina was an early leader in autism insurance reform, several Southern states are still lacking insurance cov... More...

On the Road: High Gear for 2014

Approximately three dozen state legislatures go into session this month, so the Autism Speaks Advocacy Team is in high gear!  As such, it’s time to resume our “On the Road to Autism Insurance Reform” blog, to keep you up to ... More...

On the Road: The Case of the Missing Minivan

I am a busy working mother.  I have 3 boys, the oldest of whom, Ryan, is severely affected by autism.  I suffer from working mother guilt. I always feel like I should be home more with Ryan or with my youngest son who is still in kinderg... More...

On the Road: OK, Sometimes Travel is Glamorous

Lorri Unumb, vice president of state government affairs for Autism Speaks, travels the country advocating for families and individuals facing the challenges of autism. This is her ongoing series "On The Road For Autism Reform."... More...

On the Road: “Please don’t forget about us.”

Lorri Unumb, vice president of state government affairs for Autism Speaks, travels the country advocating for families and individuals facing the challenges of autism. This is her ongoing series "On The Road For Autism Reform."... More...

On the Road: Week 5

Lorri and her team at the Gr... More...

On the Road: Across the pond

Lorri Unumb, vice president of state government affairs for Autism Speaks, travels the country advocating for families and individuals facing the challenges of autism. This is her ongoing series "On The Road For Autism Reform".... More...

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