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Conference Call #2 of the IACC’s Strategic Plan Update - Working Group 1

Question 1: When Should I Be Concerned?

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Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2016              
Time: 12:00 p.m. ET
Conference Call Access: Phone: 800-369-1890
Access code: 5198125
Cost: The meeting is free and open to the public.
Members Working Group 1 Biographies

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12:00 p.m. Welcome and Introductions

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

Dr. Alice Kau, Ph.D., Health Scientist Administrator, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and Co-Chair IACC Strategic Plan Question 1 Working Group

Dr. Ann Wagner, Ph.D., Chief, Neurobehavioral Mechanisms of Mental Disorders Branch, Division of Developmental Translational Research, National Institute of Mental Health and Co-Chair IACC Strategic Plan Question 1 Working Group

12:05 Follow up from Call #1
12:10 Discussion of Public Comments Received Through Request for information
12:30 Discussion of Research Progress
  1. What are the most notable areas of recent progress in this Question’s field of research? How has the field changed? What new opportunities have emerged?
  2. What are the most significant barriers to progress in this field?
  3. Are there areas where practice should be more actively informing research?
  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?
1:05 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. What progress has been made in translating research to practice?
  3. Is there new research evidence that can inform the policy agenda?
  4. What are the most significant services needs or gaps that are not being addressed by current policies and programs?
1:45 Discussion of Aspirational Goal
Based on the state of the field, is the Question 1 Aspirational Goal still appropriate?

Children at risk for ASD will be identified through reliable methods before ASD behavioral characteristics fully manifest.
1:55 Wrap up and preview of next call
2:00 Adjourn

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