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Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee to meet July 19

Learn how you can participate; check back for updates and coverage as IACC addresses national priorities in autism research and services
June 22, 2016

The federal Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) invites the autism community to participate in its next quarterly meeting – Tuesday, July 19, from 9 to 5 Eastern at the National Institutes of Health, in Bethesda, Maryland.

Under the mandate of the Autism CARES Act, the IACC coordinates all autism research and service activities within the US Department of Health and Human Services. It is charged with ensuring that a wide range of ideas and perspectives are considered and discussed in a public forum.

Did you know that the IACC is updating its strategic priorities and wants input from the autism community by July 29?
Learn more
here.

Interested in presenting comments at the July meeting or sending written comments on an issue important to you? Send them to iaccpublicinquiries@mail.nih.gov. Deadline to request to present in-person comments is 5 pm ET July 5, with submission of an associated written statement by 5 pm July 11. Submission of written comments for distribution to IACC members is 5 pm July 11.

Autism Speaks will post the meeting agenda on its website when it becomes available – typically a week before the meeting. For more information, also visit the IACC Events page.

Pre-register to attend the July 19 meeting here.

Join remotely by live webcast or conference call here.

View past IACC meetings and their agenda’s here.

View Autism Speaks coverage of recent IACC meetings here