Save the Date!!! We are excited to announce that starting May 13th through Sunday May 19th California Pizza Kitchen will donate 20% of your check to The Washington Autism Alliance & Advocacy. Just bring the attached flyer with you and present it to your server at any of the King County area locations (Bellevue, Seattle’s Northgate Mall or Tukwilla’s Park
[Continue reading...] Flavorful FUNdraising event! May 13-May 19th, California Pizza Kitchen
Many thanks to Pierce County Council Member Dan Roach and Olympian Melanie Roach for a truly unforgettable experience. Families from Snohomish, King and Pierce counties enjoyed exclusive access to Roach Gymnastics: “Where the FUN never ends and the Dreams Begin” celebrating the Autism Awareness Month.
“Tumble For Autism” was held in
[Continue reading...] Tumble for Autism – 22,000 square feet of sensory treasure!
Medicaid Administration has settled a lawsuit over coverage of Applied Behavior Analysis therapy, also known as ABA, for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders. ABA services are a new benefit for children 20 years of age and younger who have a variable range of difficulties with verbal and non-verbal communication, social interactions and repetitive behaviors. Plan
[Continue reading...] Medicaid & Autism,Training Dec. 7th 4-7pm, Kennewick, WA
Medicaid Administration has settled a lawsuit over coverage of Applied Behavior Analysis therapy, also known as ABA, for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders. ABA services for children 20 years of age and younger will be a new Medicaid-covered service starting January 1, 2013. Plan to attend this important workshop to see how this coverage
[Continue reading...] Medicaid & Autism Training, Dec. 6th 3-6pm Spokane, WA
Families, please share with your physicians and therapists.
From the Washington State Health Care Authority:
Please join us on Friday, August 31, 2012, from 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm.
Cherry Street Plaza, 626 8th Ave SE, Olympia, WA in the Pear Conference Room or by webinar (https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/982438674 ).
[Continue reading...] Invitation: Neurodevelopmental Centers, Hospitals, Clinics, Physicians, and Psychologists
Dear WAA families,
Some of you whose children have been receiving Medicaid Personal Care (MPC) services, have been telling us your child’s MPC hours have been reduced in your last CARE assessment. Most of you however have been telling us your children who desperately need the services are not getting ANY paid services. On Saturday
[Continue reading...] Sat. Apr. 21,11am-1pm: Meet with attorneys to learn about your child’s MPC hours
The 6th Annual Autism Law Summit, dedicated to the passage, implementation and enforcement of meaningful autism insurance reform across the nation convened last week at the University of Utah’s Susan J. Quinney School of Law. Lorri Unumb, Autism Speaks VP of State Government Affairs, facilitated the Summit, as she has for the past six years.
[Continue reading...] Autism insurance coverage, family-by-family, plan-by-plan and state-by-state