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IACC Full Committee Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, April 9, 2013
9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Eastern

National Institute of Mental Health
The Neuroscience Center
6001 Executive Boulevard, Conference Rooms C and D
Rockville, Maryland 20852

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The registration desk opens at 8:00 a.m. Eastern for members of the public attending in person, and the meeting will also be available to the public by live videocast and conference call. The materials for the meeting can be found here.

Time Event
  9:00 a.m. Welcome, Roll Call and Approval of Minutes

Thomas Insel, M.D.
Director, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Chair, IACC

Susan Daniels, Ph.D.
Acting Director, Office of Autism Research Coordination, NIMH
Executive Secretary, IACC
  9:05 Update from Administration for Children and Families

Linda K. Smith
Deputy Assistant Secretary and Inter-Departmental Liaison for Early Childhood Development
Administration for Children and Families
  9:15 Changes in Prevalence of Parent-reported Autism Spectrum Disorder in School-aged U.S. Children: 2007 to 2011-2012

Stephen Blumberg, Ph.D.
Acting Associate Director for Science
Division of Health Interview Statistics
National Center for Health Statistics
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michael D. Kogan, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Epidemiology and Research
Health Resources and Services Administration
  9:45 Project SEARCH at the National Institutes of Health

Maureen E. Gormley, M.P.H., M.A., R.N.
Chief Operating Officer, NIH Clinical Center
 10:15 Break
 10:30 Panel on Minimally Verbal Children with Autism

10:30 - NIH Autism Centers of Excellence Update

Alice Kau, Ph.D.
Program Director, Autism Spectrum Disorders
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

10:40 - NIH Workshop on Nonverbal School-Aged Children with Autism

Connie Kasari, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychological Studies in Education and Psychiatry
University of California, Los Angeles

Helen Tager-Flusberg, Ph.D.
Director, Developmental Science Program
Boston University

10:55 - NIH Workshop on Nonverbal School-Aged Children with Autism

Connie Kasari, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychological Studies in Education and Psychiatry
University of California, Los Angeles

11:20 - Minimally Verbal ASD: From Basic Mechanisms to Innovative Interventions

Helen Tager-Flusberg, Ph.D.
Director, Developmental Science Program
Boston University

11:45 - Q & A With Committee
 12:00 p.m. Autism NOW Website

Katherine Cargill-Willis
Program Specialist, Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Administration for Community Living

Amy Goodman, Kevin Wenzel, and Karen Wolf-Branigin
The Arc
 12:20 Lunch
  1:00 Oral Public Comment Session
  1:30 IACC Member Discussion of Public Comments
  2:00 IACC Business

2:00 - Science Update

Thomas Insel, M.D.
Director, NIMH
Chair, IACC

2:10 - Introductory Comments and OARC/IACC Update

Thomas Insel, M.D.
Director, NIMH
Chair, IACC

Susan Daniels, Ph.D.
Acting Director, Office of Autism Research Coordination, NIMH
Executive Secretary, IACC

2:25 - Update from Subcommittee for Basic and Translational Research
  • Question 1 Planning Group
  • DSM-5 Planning Group
2:45 - Update from Subcommittee for Services Research and Policy
  3:00 Break
  3:15 Committee Discussion
  5:20 Wrap-Up
  5:30 Adjournment

Next IACC Full Committee Meeting:

  • July 9, 2013 – National Institutes of Health, 31 Center Drive/Building 31, C Wing, 6th Floor, Room 10, Bethesda, Maryland 20892

Schedule subject to change.



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