Since the Social Services Committee held the interim meeting in January and took public comment, they are not expecting to have any more public comment. The committee has been trying to work with the list they have and implement cuts while funding what they can. This week they re-prioritized the list to send to Executive... Read More
The questions was recently asked “What can being a member of the Autism Council do for me?” I would like to change that question to “What can you do for the Autism Council?” Every member of the Autism Council of Utah is influenced by Autism, personally, professionally, or both. Our commitment should be unified as... Read More
American United Family of Credit Unions is proud to support and sponsor events and activities which benefit autism awareness and research. We recognize the tremendous burden this disorder places on families both financially and emotionally and will continue to be an advocate of the cause. This year we are very happy to donate $11,000 which... Read More
Autism Therapy Beginning at 6 Months – NY Times In a pioneering effort across North America a network of scientists are looking for signs of autism in infants as early as 6 months and trying to determine whether they can benefit from specific treatments. “What you ultimately might be doing is preventing a certain proportion... Read More
Here they come…the holidays. I remember when I could hardly wait to get started, but as the mother of Ty, a 14 yr old with autism, I can tell you that my excitement turns more into that of tactical survival mode. While autism has changed our holiday experience, it isn’t necessarily for the worse. Our... Read More
The autism specialty license plate is coming to a DMV nearest you in January! Thanks to Amanda, Amy, Tricia and Pam for all the hard work in putting on the golf tournament that allowed us to raise the bulk of the funds needed to start production, and to everyone else who contributed. YAY!