IACC Meeting

IACC Meeting: McBride Pushes for Federal Action to Help Adults with Autism


The Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) is a Federal advisory committee that coordinates all efforts within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) concerning autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The IACC meeting took place on July 19, 2016 at the NIH headquarters. The committee discussed business, updates, and issues related to autism research activities. Madison House Autism Foundation (MHAF) Executive Director, Adrienne McBride, delivered public comments on behalf of MHAF. Her powerful speech called for more “creative action” on a Federal level and service delivery models that better support adults living with autism. Watch her speech in the video below.

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