The CSHCN Bureau provides state leadership that brings together many of the agencies and advocates who influence the statewide system of services for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their families.
- Hosts the Utah Autism Initiative (UAI) Committee, a multi-agency workgroup
- Funds the Utah Registry for Autism and Developmental Disabilities (URADD)
- URADD collects and reports prevalence data on Utah Children with ASD and other developmental disabilities
- The University of Utah, Department of Psychiatry, manages the collection and analysis of URADD data.
- Chairs the URADD Oversight Committee to review all proposals using URADD data.
- Manages the Autism Treatment Account (ATA)
- The pilot program ended in June 2014
- There are currently no services being offered through ATA
- Is an active participant on the Autism Council of Utah
Utah Autism Initiative (UAI)
The Utah Autism Initiative (UAI) committee is a state inter-agency advisory panel of experts in the field of ASD-related research and treatment. UAI is formed solely to benefit the citizens of Utah affected by or having an interest in ASD. The UAI maintains no commercial interests whatsoever in any party outside the membership of the UAI.
Utah Registry of Autism and Developmental Disabilities (URADD)
The Utah Registry of Autism and Developmental Disabilities (URADD) monitors and collects information about the numbers of individuals with ASD and other disabilities in Utah. CSHCN and the University of Utah utilize an Oversight Committee to assist in the use and management of the URADD data.
Autism Treatment Account (ATA)
The Autism Treatment Account was established March 2010 by the Utah Legislature and expanded in 2012 to fund therapy focused on evaluation and treatment of children between the ages of 2 and 6 years old with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). No additional funding was received and the pilot program ended in June 2014. There are no services currently offered through the Autism Treatment Account.
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