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July 2012

Weekly Whirl - Importance of Safety

If anyone knows how hectic life can get – WE DO! That’s why we have created the Autism Speaks Weekly Whirl to fill you in on all of the highlights of the week! The last thing we want is for you to be left out of the loop! Please share with friends and family to spread the word about all of the exciting things going on in the autism community. Keep in mind, these updates aren’t limited to Autism Speaks — we will be featuring news from across the community.

Weekly Whirl - Focus on Adults

If anyone knows how hectic life can get – WE DO! That’s why we have created the Autism Speaks Weekly Whirl to fill you in on all of the highlights of the week! The last thing we want is for you to be left out of the loop! Please share with friends and family to spread the word about all of the exciting things going on in the autism community. Keep in mind, these updates aren’t limited to Autism Speaks — we will be featuring news from across the community.

The Federal Response to Autism: A Report From The IACC

The federal panel responsible for coordinating the nation’s autism policy – the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) -- held its first meeting on July 10 since it was reconstituted under last year’s Combating Autism Reauthorization Act (CARA.) The meeting surveyed the landscape of current research and federal funding on autism, but was peppered throughout with expressions of frustration from the pu