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HHS Report to Congress: How Federal Funds For Autism Are Spent

WASHINGTON, DC (February 28, 2014) -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has reported to Congress on how fun... More...

Autism Speaks Hails Congressional Budget Vote Appropriating Over $230 Million for Autism Research

Washington, DC – Autism Speaks hailed Congress’ vote on a new federal budget bill that appropriates over $230 million for continued autism research, including the first appropriations under the newly reauthorized Combating ... More...

Federal Report To Congress Confirms Urgent Need For Reauthorization Of The Combating Autism Act Of 2006

New York, NY (January 11, 2011) – A Report to Congress issued by the Depart... More...

Advancements Under the Combating Autism Act of 2006:

New prevalence studies published by the CDC reports that ASD now affects roughly 1% of children in the US (1 in 110) and an even higher percentage of boys.   American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that all chil... More...

Advancements Under the Combating Autism Act of 2006:

New prevalence studies published by the CDC reports that ASD now affects roughly 1% of children in the US (1 in 110) and an even higher percentage of boys.   American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that all chil... More...

IACC Holds 2009 Meeting

Washington, DC (December 11, 2009) -- The Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) met on Friday, December 11, via conference call and webinar accessible to the public. The primary purpose of Friday’s meeting was to consi... More...

IACC Releases 2008 Research Summary, Selects Autism Speaks-Funded Studies

Washington, DC (November 19, 2009) -- In response to the alarming growth in autism diagnoses, Congress passed t... More...

IACC Releases 2009 Strategic Plan for Autism Research

Washington, DC (March 6, 2009) -- The Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) released its Strategic Plan for Autism Spectrum Disorder Research, which will advise the federal government on the requir... More...

President Obama Includes Funding For Autism In His FY 2010 Budget Prop

Washington, DC (February 26, 2009) - Today President Barack Obama unveiled a Fiscal Yea... More...

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