Laurie Spezzano

Laurie Spezzano is a founding member of the Autism Society of Kentuckiana, having served as its president twice and currently on the executive board. She was an original member of the Autism Spectrum Disorders Coalition (ASDAC) and has worked on various legislative issues in Kentucky, including the creation of the KATC and the Autism Commission, the mandate for insurance coverage for children with autism, First Steps, Impact Plus and Medicaid issues for children and adults. She has worked with other families to ensure their children's rights under IDEA and is currently pursuing Personal Future Planning and self-determination for her son and others.