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The MetroWest Daily News: Weinstock, Shannon say barriers exist for access to autism treatment, services

More needs to be done to eliminate barriers and improve access to insurance coverage for all Massachusetts residents who have autism, Amy Weinstock, director of the Autism Insurance Resource Center at UMass Medical School’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center, and Daniel Shannon, executive director of the Massachusetts Developmental Disabilities Council, stated in an editorial in The

UMass Medical School’s Autism Insurance Resource Center honors four 2016 Champions for their work on behalf of the autism community

The Autism Insurance Resource Center at UMass Medical School’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center  May 5 honored four individuals for their dedication and commitment to helping families and individuals in the autism community.

Amy Weinstock in Worcester Business Journal: new insurance tool helps families access coverage for autism services

When the daughter of Amy K. Weinstock, director of UMass Medical School’s Autism Insurance Resource Center, was diagnosed with autism 16 years ago, health insurance didn’t cover medical treatments to help the disorder. Most states today require insurance to cover some treatments for autism, and UMass Medical School’s new autism insurance tool is helping families access that coverage, Weinstock wrote in Worcester Business Journal's Health quarterly.

Telegram & Gazette: UMass Medical School researchers to make recommendations for statewide autism database

UMass Medical School researchers are preparing recommendations for a statewide autism database to help lawmakers, communities and service providers understand how many residents have autism to improve planning of supports and identify geographic clusters, according to an article in the Telegram & Gazette April 4.

Autism expert to receive Federation for Children with Special Needs award for leadership in passing autism insurance legislation

Amy K. Weinstock, director of UMass Medical School’s Autism Insurance Resource Center, will be presented with the Martha Zeigler Founders Award during the Federation for Children with Special Needs’ annual gala at the Westin Waterfront Hotel in Boston May 13.