This is a podcast interview with Colin Meeks and Dr. Susan Daniels from the NIH. Dr. Daniels is Director of the Office of Autism Research Coordination at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)/NIH and manages the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC), a federal advisory body that collects public input and provides advice to federal agencies on issues related to autism spectrum disorder. Also, we have one correction: the actual figure for children with Autism is 1 in 59 (podcast states 1 in 58). There are a lot of amazing resources that the NIH provides and you can visit the website below. You can read the biography of Dr. Daniels and navigate the site for tons of other great resources. Check out there websites and listen to the entire podcast so you can see how to public can get involved. There is a big conference mentioned in the podcast that is coming up that the public can attend! Check out the details below:
The workshop page which has all the information is here.
Also, the conference call and webcast information is provided below.
Access code: 6697418
If you experience technical problems with the webcast or conference call, please call 240-668-0302 or e-mail IACCPublicInquiries@mail.nih.gov.