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IACC Full Committee Meeting Agenda

Friday, November 21, 2008
8:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Eastern

The Ronald Reagan Building
Rotunda Room
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20004

Time Event
  8:00 a.m. Registration
  9:00 Call to Order and Opening Remarks

Thomas Insel, M.D.
Director, National Institute of Mental Health
Chair, IACC
  9:05 Brief Introductions of IACC Members
  9:10 Review and Approval of July 15, 2008 IACC Meeting Summary
  9:15 Review and Decisions: IACC Strategic Plan for ASD Research

Della Hann, Ph.D.
Acting Director, Office of Autism Research Coordination
Executive Secretary, IACC

Thomas Insel, M.D.
Director, National Institute of Mental Health
Chair, IACC
10:15 Break
10:25 Continuation — Review and Decisions: IACC Strategic Plan

Thomas Insel, M.D.
Director, National Institute of Mental Health
Chair, IACC
11:15 Discussion: IACC Annual Updating for the Strategic Plan

Della Hann, Ph.D.
Acting Director, Office of Autism Research Coordination
Executive Secretary, IACC
11:30 Ethical Concerns in Autism Research

Paula C. Durbin-Westby
Member and Board of Directors, Autistic Self Advocacy Network
11:45 Lunch
12:45 p.m. Report and Update from the IACC Services Subcommittee

Ellen Blackwell, M.S.W.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Co-Chair, Services Subcommittee

Lee Grossman
President and CEO, Autism Society of America
Co-Chair, Services Subcommittee
  1:00 Services and Supports for Children and Adult Populations with ASD

Ellen Blackwell, M.S.W.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Co-Chair, Services Subcommittee
  1:30 ASD Services: Challenges and Opportunities

Cathy Pratt, Ph.D.
Director, Indiana Resource Center for Autism, Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, Indiana University
  1:50 State Presentations on Promising Practices in ASD Programming

Pennsylvania

Nina Wall Côté, M.S.S., L.S.W.
Director, Bureau of Autism Services, Department of Public Welfare

Connecticut

Kathy Reddington
Autism Coordinator, Division of Autism Spectrum Services, Department of Developmental Services
  2:30 Panel Discussion on Care for Individuals with ASD

Moderator: Lee Grossman
President and CEO, Autism Society of America
Co-Chair, Services Subcommittee

Ms. Emily Homer
Executive Director
VOCA of Maryland D.C.

Dr. Jeffrey L. Strully
Executive Director, Jay Nolan Community Services

Ms. Pamela Beck
Support Broker/Parent Advocate
  3:15 Break
  3:30 Open Session for Public Comment
  4:00 Closing Comments and Future Agenda Items
  4:15 Adjournment


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