Webinar: Expanding Career Pathways for Youth and Young Adults on the Autism Spectrum
Monday, March 23, 2020
The National Autism Coordinator and the Office of Autism Research Coordination at the National Institute of Mental Health are sponsoring a webinar about expanding career pathways for youth and young adults on the autism spectrum and the importance of employment to health.
Autism CARES Act Signed into Law
Monday, September 30, 2019
The Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education and Support (CARES) Act of 2019, which ensures support for research, services, prevalence tracking, and other government activities, was signed into law.
2016 International ASD Portfolio Analysis Report
This report presents the current landscape of autism research across the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia. The International Portfolio Analysis Report represents the first year that data on ASD research funding were collected and reported on an global scale. International data is now available in the Autism Research Database.
IACC Full Committee Meeting
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
IACC Workshop: Addressing the Housing Needs of People on the Autism Spectrum
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
IACC Workshop: Addressing the Mental Health Needs of People on the Autism Spectrum
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
2018 Summary of Advances in Autism Spectrum Disorder Research
The 2018 Summary of Advances provides lay-friendly summaries of studies representing the top 20 advances in ASD research as selected by the IACC.
Report to Congress on Activities Related to Autism Spectrum Disorder and Other Developmental Disabilities
This Report to Congress describes the efforts of Federal departments and agencies involved in ASD research, services and supports between fiscal years 2014 and 2018.
Other Autism & Disability Reports
The Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) is a Federal advisory committee that coordinates Federal efforts and provides advice to the Secretary of Health and Human Services on issues related to autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Through its inclusion of both Federal and public members, the IACC helps to ensure that a wide range of ideas and perspectives are represented and discussed in a public forum. The committee reconvened in November 2015 to begin a new session under the Autism CARES Act.
The IACC mission is to:
IACC meetings are open to the public and include presentations and discussions on a variety of topics, including activities and projects of the IACC, recent advances in science and autism policy issues. A portion of each meeting is reserved for public comment. A summary of each meeting is posted on the meetings page.