Upcoming IACC Full Committee Meeting – December 14, 2010 – Bethesda, MD

8 Dec

The Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee will have a full committee meeting on December 14th. This meeting is to work on the update for the Strategic Plan.

Now is a good time to send the IACC your input. What would you like them to know as they make the Plan? What research should they focus upon? What should they not focus upon?

Want a quick way to send your thoughts? Click here to send an email with the subject “IACC public comment”.

Here are some links to send emails with various subject lines:

Please do more research involving issues concerning autistic adults

Please do more research on services

the current science doesn’t support spending money on the vaccine hypothesis

Here is the announcement. If you have the time, even for part of the day, it is worthwhile to listen in and hear how these decisions are made.

Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) Full Committee Meeting

Please join us for an IACC Full Committee meeting that will take place on Tuesday, December 14, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET in Bethesda, MD. Onsite registration will begin at 9:00a.m.

Agenda: The IACC will discuss plans for the annual update of the IACC Strategic Plan for Autism Spectrum Disorder Research.

Meeting location:
The Bethesda Marriott – Google map imageMap and Directions
5151 Pooks Hill Road
Bethesda, MD 20814

The meeting will be open to the public and pre-registration is recommended. Seating will be limited to the room capacity and seats will be on a first come, first served basis, with expedited check-in for those who are pre-registered.

The meeting will be remotely accessible by videocast (http://videocast.nih.gov/) and conference call. Members of the public who participate using the conference call phone number will be able to listen to the meeting, but will not be heard.

Conference Call Access
USA/Canada Phone Number: 888-577-8995
Access code: 1991506

Individuals who participate using this service and who need special assistance, such as captioning of the conference call or other reasonable accommodations, should submit a request to the contact person listed above at least seven days prior to the meeting. If you experience any technical problems with the webcast or conference call, please e-mail IACCTechSupport@acclaroresearch.com.

Please visit the IACC Events page for the latest information about the meeting, including registration, remote access information, the agenda and information about other upcoming IACC events.

Contact Person for this meeting is:

Ms. Lina Perez
Office of Autism Research Coordination
National Institute of Mental Health, NIH
6001 Executive Boulevard, NSC
Room 8185a
Rockville, MD 20852
Phone: 301-443-6040
E-mail: IACCpublicinquiries@mail.nih.gov

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