Miscellaneous Public Health Legislation (Combating Autism Reauthorization Act of 2011)
July 11, 2011
The Subcommittee on Health held a hearing covering the bills H.R. 1852, Children's Hospital GME Support Reauthorization Act of 2011, and H.R. 2005, the Combating Autism Reauthorization Act of 2011. Summary.
Autism and Environmental Health Research
August 3, 2010
Environmental experts, researchers, and a parent of a child with autism testified on the state of research into the role of environmental factors in autism and neuro-development disorders.
Funding Autism Research
August 5, 2009
A hearing was held on progress made since the subcommittee’s April 17, 2007 hearing on autism. Dr. Insel talked about autism research initiatives at the National Institutes of Health and various statistical analyses associated with research.
Autism Treatment and Research
April 17, 2007
Witnesses testified about the prevalence of autism and policy implications for health care in the U.S. Topics addressed included available treatments, research into the disease, and coordinating a federal response to the problem.