Tuesday, July 27, 2010

IACC Comments Due

It's time to get your comments in! The public comment period for the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) Strategic Plan for Autism Spectrum Disorder Research closes this Friday, July 30, 2010, as stated in the IACC's reminder notice set forth below. The Autistic Self Advocacy Network encourages public participation in the proceedings of the IACC, which is a Federal advisory committee that coordinates all efforts within the Department of Health and Human Services concerning autism.

From: NIMH IACCPublicInquiries (NIH/NIMH)
Date: Mon, Jul 26, 2010 at 3:20 PM
Subject: The IACC RFI Closes This Week!

Reminder: IACC 2010 RFI to Inform the 2011 Update of the IACC Strategic Plan Closes This Friday, July 30, 2010

The IACC has issued a formal Request for Information (RFI) to solicit public input to inform the 2011 update of the IACC Strategic Plan for Autism Spectrum Disorder Research. During the six-week public comment period (June 18 – July 30, 2010), members of the public are asked to provide input to the committee on what has been learned in the past year about the issues covered in each of the seven chapters of the IACC Strategic Plan, and on what are the remaining gaps in the subject area covered by each chapter. In addition, the committee is seeking input on the introductory chapter and other general comments about the Strategic Plan. Comments collected through this RFI will be posted to the IACC web site after the closing date.

If you would like to respond to the RFI, please go to: http://www.acclaroresearch.com/oarc/2010rfi/. Responses will be accepted until this Friday, July 30, 2010.