Utah’s Autism Organizations
Autism Council of Utah
An independent council working to foster collaboration, communication, and learning among families and agencies through the promotion of access to resources and responsible information for individuals who have or are affected by autism or related conditions.
Autism Information Resources at the Utah Parent Center
Phone: 801-272-1051 or Toll Free in Utah 1-800-468-1160
The Utah Parent Center received resources and a lending library from the Autism Society of Utah when it closed in 2003 to assist families of individuals with autism spectrum disorders. When parents call the Center, they can expect to receive information on autism spectrum disorders, peers support, and access to various resources.
At Autism Speaks, their goal is to change the future for all who struggle with autism spectrum disorders. They are dedicated to funding global biomedical research to the causes, prevention, treatments, and a cure for autism spectrum disorders. They also raise public awareness about autism and its effects on individuals, families and society and help bring hope to all who deal with the hardships of these disorders.
Unlocking Autism is dedicated to bringing the issues of autism from individual homes to the forefront of national dialogue. They work to join parents and professionals in one concerted effort to fight for individuals with ASDs.
Run by the State Health Department, URADD website and brochures provide information about ASD and links to local resources.
US Autism and Asperger Association, Inc. (USAAA)
US Autism and Asperger Association is a nonprofit organization for Autism and Asperger education, support, and solutions. Their goal is to provide the opportunity for individuals with autism spectrum disorders to achieve their fullest potential.
Utah Autism Coalition
Banding together for Clay’s Law.
Utah Autism Foundation
The Utah Autism Foundation is a nonprofit organization formed to identify and support research on both a local and national level into the cause, prevention, and potential treatment of autism.
F.E.A.T. = Families for Effective Autism Treatment)
Alternative Website: http://utahfeat.blogspot.com
Utah FEAT is dedicated to providing education, support, and guidance to Utah families of children on the autism spectrum and to enhancing the community of professionals and educators serving those areas.
Walk Now for Autism Utah
Walk Now for Autism is the nation’s largest grassroots autism walk program. Events are held annually in Utah.