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Pursuant to section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2), notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Services Subcommittee of the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC).

The purpose of the Services Subcommittee is to review the current state of services and supports for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and their families in order to improve these services. The meeting will be open to the public with attendance limited to space available. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should notify the Contact Person listed below at least 10 days in advance of the meeting.

Name of Committee: Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC).

Type of meeting: Services Subcommittee.

Date: March 26, 2009.

Time: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Time.

Agenda: To discuss strategic planning for Autism Spectrum Disorder services and supports, and a presentation on TRICARE activities surrounding Autism Spectrum Disorder.


In Person: The Hubert H. Humphrey Building, Conference Room 335G2, 200 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20201.

Webinar:​register/​563207085 To Access the Conference Call: Dial: 888-455-2920. Access code: 3857872.

Contact Person: Ms. Lina Perez, Office of Autism Research Coordination, Office of the Director, National Institute of Mental Health, NIH, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 8200, Bethesda, MD 20892-9669, 301-443-6040,

In the interest of security, all guests are screened upon entry into the building. Please allow extra time for this process.

Please Note:

The meeting will be open to the public through a conference call phone number and a web presentation tool on the Internet. Individuals who participate using these electronic services and who need special assistance, such as captioning of the conference call or other reasonable accommodations, should submit a request at least 10 days prior to the meeting.

Members of the public who participate using the conference call phone number will be able to listen to the meeting but will not be heard. There may be an opportunity for members of the public to submit written comments during the meeting through the Web presentation tool. Submitted comments will be reviewed after the meeting. If you experience any technical problems with the web presentation tool, please contact GoToWebinar at (800) 263-6317.

To access the Web presentation tool on the Internet the following computer capabilities are required:

(A) Internet Explorer 5.0 or later, Netscape Navigator 6.0 or later or Mozilla Firefox 1.0 or later;

(B) Windows® 2000, XP Home, XP Pro, 2003 Server or Vista;

(C) Stable 56k, cable modem, ISDN, DSL or better Internet connection;

(D) Minimum of Pentium 400 with 256 MB of RAM (Recommended);

(E) Java Virtual Machine enabled (Recommended).

Information about the IACC is available on the Web site:

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Dated: February 27, 2009.

Jennifer Spaeth,

Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy.

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