NIH

Feds Grilled On Autism Research Spending, Priorities

WASHINGTON, DC (May 20, 2014) -- A House committee closely questioned federal officials today about the prioritization of genetic over environmental research on autism, as well as the controls in place to assure research... More...

They Hear You! NIH Seeks DSM-5 Input from Autism Community

The National Institutes of Health is inviting input from self-advocat... More...

Senate Sends Obama 'Kids First' Research Act

WASHINGTON, DC (March 13, 2014) -- The Senate by unanimous consent has approved the Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act ... More...

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...

Kids First Bill Gets Bipartisan Boost in Senate

WASHINGTON, DC (January 28, 2014) -- A bipartisan initiative to increase federal funding for pediatric research picked up momentum yesterday with the announcement that the ... More...

Government Shutdown: How Does it Affect the Autism Community?

WASHINGTON, DC (October 1, 2013) -- Many federal goverment activities have started shutting down as Congress failed yesterday to agree to a continuing budget resolution to keep the government running beyond September 30.... More...

Insel Discusses Progress in Autism Research

Thomas Insel, M.D., chair of the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) and director of the National Institute of Mental Health, discusses progress in autism research in ... More...

Field Trials Suggest New Criteria for Diagnosing Autism 'Reliable'

American Psychiatric Association approves DSM-5 changes; autism advocates call for further study 

... More...

Syndicate content