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Conference Call #3 of the IACC’s Strategic Plan Update - Working Group 4

Question 4: Which Treatment and Interventions Will Help?

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Topic Topic Description
Date: Monday, December 12, 2016              
Time: 1:00 p.m. ET
Conference Call Access: Phone: 877-950-3594
Access code: 2387423
Cost: The meeting is free and open to the public.
Members Working Group 4 Biographies
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Time Event
1:00 p.m. Welcome and Introductions

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

Dr. Kevin Pelphrey, Ph.D., Director, Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Institute, George Washington University and Children's National Medical Center and Chair IACC Strategic Plan Question 4 Working Group

1:05 Discussion of Chapter Outline
1:30 Discussion of Proposed Strategic Plan Objectives for Question 4

Areas highlighted on previous calls for possible consideration:
  1. Objective around pharmacological, behavioral, and complementary interventions to address both core symptoms and comorbidities?
  2. Objective around educational interventions?
  3. Objective around technology-based interventions?
2:00 Discussion of Aspirational Goal:

Interventions will be developed that are effective for reducing both core and associated symptoms, for building adaptive skills, and for maximizing quality of life and health for people with ASD.
  • Based on the state of the field, is the Question 4 Aspirational Goal still appropriate?
Which Treatments and Interventions Will Help?
  • Does the group want to consider making any changes to the chapter’s title?
2:25 Wrap up
2:30 Adjourn

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