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Conference Call #2 of the IACC’s Strategic Plan Update - Working Group 5

Question 5: Where Can I Turn for Services?

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Date: Monday, September 26, 2016              
Time: 1:00 p.m. ET
Conference Call Access: Phone: 888-810-9159
Access code: 1122057
Cost: The meeting is free and open to the public.
Members Working Group 5 Biographies

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1:00 p.m. Welcome and Introductions

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

Ms. Shannon Haworth, M.A., Senior Program Specialist, Association of University Centers on Disabilities and Co-Chair IACC Strategic Plan Question 5 Working Group

Dr. David S. Mandell, Sc.D., Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Res., University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine and Co-Chair IACC Strategic Plan Question 5 Working Group
1:05 Follow up from Call #1
1:10 Discussion of Public Comments Received Through Request for information
1:30 Discussion of Research Progress
  1. What are the most notable areas of recent progress in this Question’s field of research? What new opportunities have emerged?
  2. Are there opportunities for practice to be more actively informing research?
  3. What are the most significant barriers to progress in this field?
  4. What are the most pressing needs or evidence gaps that can be addressed through research?
  5. Are there emerging areas of research that need additional support?
2:00 Discussion of Services and Policy Changes
  1. Are there any innovative programs or recent policy changes that have address some of the gaps or interests of this Question’s research area?
  2. Is there new research evidence that can inform the policy agenda?
  3. What progress has been made in translating research into practice?
  4. What are the most significant services needs or gaps that are not being addressed by current policies and programs?
2:30 Discussion of Aspirational Goal

Based on the state of the field, is the Question 5 Aspirational Goal still appropriate?

Communities will access and implement necessary high-quality, evidence-based services and supports that maximize quality of life and health across the lifespan for all people with ASD.
3:00 Wrap up and preview of next call

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