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You’re invited: Autism Awareness Month webcasts from the NIH

The National Institutes of Health will webcast “In a Different Key,” 4/11; “Pathways to New Treatments,” 4/13 and IACC meeting 4/19
April 06, 2016

In honor of Autism Awareness Month, the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and the Office of Autism Research Coordination invite the autism community and the general public to watch live webcasts of two special talks: "In a Different Key: the story of Autism Then and to Come" and "Pathways to New Treatments in Autism Spectrum Disorder." 

In addition, the next full meeting of the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) will be held in April, with the public invited to attend in person or remotely through live streaming or conference call.

All three events will held at the National Institutes of Health main campus, in Bethesda, Maryland, and will be webcast live from the NIH Video Cast Home.

* April 11, from 3 to 4 pm Eastern, John Donvan and Caren Zucker will discuss their New York Times best-seller: In a Different Key: The Story of Autism Then and to Come. Learn more here.

* April 13, from 1 to 2 pm Eastern, Columbia University child psychiatrist and autism researcher Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele will discuss “Pathways to New Treatments in Autism Spectrum Disorder,” as part of the NIMH seminar series – New Discoveries in Mental Health Research. Learn more about the webcast here, and learn more about Dr. Veenstra-VanderWeele’s Autism Speaks research projects here.

* April 19, from 9 am to 5 pm, the IACC will convene its next full committee meeting. Learn more here.

Webcasts of all the above will be available on the day of the event at

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