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Many states have developed plans and policies for autism.  Some, but not all address nutrition. Examples are listed here.  Please send additional plans and policies to

     The Center for Disease Control (CDC) materials for the  Learn the Signs. Act Early are freely distributed and can be see on the CDC website here
  Two posters for health service providers can be downloaded here. (flyer) (Poster

WashingtonCaring for Washington Individuals with Autism Task Force, 2007Autism Guidebook for Washington StateNutrition services included
OregonOregon Commission on Autism Spectrum DisorderSERVING AND SUPPORTING PEOPLE WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER AND THEIR FAMILIES, Summary of Preliminary Findings and Recommendations(Sept 2008) Goal of the Commission is to develop a complete State Plan
OhioOhio’s Parent Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorders, 2007 Nutrition services included
New MexicoNew Mexico Collaborating for Effective Services for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in New Mexico: A PRELIMINARY ACTION PLAN, 2004New Mexico Family Infant and Toddler Program, Technical Assistant Document for ASD’s 
No mention of diet or nutrition, Preliminary action plan emphasizes team care management
NevadaNevada Autism Summit, 2008Nevada Autism Fact Book, 2008
No mention of diet or nutrition, Factbook includes information on resources for families
CaliforniaCalifornia ASD Best Practice Guidelines for Screening, Diagnosis and AssessmentDDS Autism Spectrum Disorder Initiative Highlights (PDF – Updated 4/15/09)
Specifically outlines the need for Nutritional Assessment and need for RD’s in the medical team.
AlaskaEarly Intervention Services for Alaska Children with Autism:  A Policy Analysis, 2007No mention of nutrition or diet
ArizonaArizona Autism Insurance Coverage, 2008 Social and Fiscal Impacts of SB1263, Steven’s Law. No mention of nutrition or diet


yvet said . . .

If your state has a policy that is not yet listed in the table, please let me know about it so I may add it here. 
email the document or a link to the document to me at:

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