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Special Education Listserv

Subject: Autism/Summary of Advances in Autism Spectrum Disorder Research

Source: Dan Gordon, Supervisor, Effective Practices

Intended Audience: Special Education Teachers, General Education Teachers, Counselors, Administrators

Date: April 6, 2010

The Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee and Office of Autism Research Coordination recently announced that the 2009 IACC Summary of Advances in Autism Spectrum Disorder Research has been released and posted to the IACC website, in conjunction with the United Nations designated "World Autism Awareness Day" and the Department of Health and Human Services celebration of "National Autism Awareness Month."  The 2009 IACC Summary of Advances is a collection of brief summaries of the twenty research articles that the IACC felt made the most significant contributions to autism biomedical and services research in 2009.

Please visit the pages below for more information.

* IACC Home Page: http://iacc.hhs.gov/  

* IACC News Update on the Summary of Advances: http://iacc.hhs.gov/news/ click on "IACC Releases Its Annual Summary of Advances in ASD Research on World Autism Awareness Day"

* The 2009 IACC Summary of Advances in ASD Research:

http://iacc.hhs.gov/summary-advances/2009/index.shtml  

* HHS Press release regarding National Autism Awareness Month:

http://www.hhs.gov/news/press/2010pres/04/20100401a.html