There is a new open enrollment period for the Utah Medicaid Autism Waiver Program: May 4-18. This program provides 15 hours a week of in home ABA and other benefits to kids 2-6 with autism spectrum disorders for free. You do not have to be able to qualify for Medicaid to receive services. Your child will be qualified for Medicaid based on their assets alone. It is a lottery.
Click here for more info:

Autism Waiver Program

  • The program will be accepting applications for the waiver for a two week period from May 4, 2014 through May 18, 2014. The application will be available on this website, both online and in paper format. For more information please contact the Utah Department of Health at 801-538-6357.
To reserve tickets for the Autism performance May 17 at 2:00 please call 801-709-3305. Tickets will be distributed on a first come/first serve basis.

Salt Lake Lunch 22nd

We will be having a MAK lunch for the SLC valley on Tuesday the 22nd at the Blue Lemon on 6910 S Highland Dr. Cottonwood heights area! 11:30 it should be fabulous!!!!!


MAKS FREE Family Swim
Saturday May 3rd, 2014
Bountiful Recreation Center
550 N. 200 W. - Bountiful, UT
Pizza & Swimming  from 7:15-9:15 pm
Please RSVP by Wednesday April 30th
to Laura Anderson
Sponsored by the
 Davis Master Chorale 

More Light it Up Blue - Northern Utah

There are some "Light it up Blue" events in Northern Utah if anybody is up this way. They are Tuesday, April 1 at 6:00pm at the Bear River Civic Center in Bear River City or Wednesday, April 2 at 6:00pm at Shuman Park in Tremonton.


Ever wonder how to get the great AUTISM T-Shirts?  Shoot Cheryl and email and she can give you the deets:
I have autism...Be nice to my mom
and many more....

Plus we have the MAKS PAKS!


April 1st - no kidding.  SL Big MAK lunch at Rock Crekk Pizza in Sandy, 10300 South and 1300 East.  12:00.  Kick off to April Autism Awareness month.  Everyone's invited.

Discovery Gateway - April 8

The Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum will have their next Autism Family Night on Tuesday, April 8th, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. with $5 admission. Remember, these autism events are closed to the general public and held just for our families, so no worry about the “stink eye” from others. Come let your kids have fun in a safe, nonjudgmental environment.
Thanks Discovery Gateway!

Logan Walk

Join Us April 2, 2014 for our Annual Light It Up Blue Walk
Please encourage everyone around you to join us at 6:00 p.m.
in Front of the Tabernacle in Logan, UT 
sporting their blue attire to help raise
Autism Awareness.  
We walk the block between Center Street and 200 North. 
We hope to see you there!
"Light It Up Blue" Balloon Launch
Saturday, April 5 at 12:30pm
Skye Park (approx. 4800 W. and 9500 S.)

DSPD Waiting List

IF YOU HAVE NOT PLACED YOUR CHILD ON THE WAITING LIST...DO IT!  You never know what the future holds - and the only way the State knows how many kids are needing services is if they are on the waiting list.

Weber State Autism Conference

Autism: Putting the Pieces Together

A conference presented by Spectrum Academy and Weber State University.

March 14-15, 2014
Conference Information and Registration - click here