Autism Fact Sheet
OUR MISSION AND VISION
The Indian Health Service mission is to raise the physical, mental, social, and spiritual health of American Indians and Alaska Natives to the highest level and the vision is creating healthy communities and quality health care systems through strong partnerships and culturally responsive practices.
The IHS Division of Behavioral Health Indian Children's Program provides training via the IHS Telebehavioral Health Center of Excellence. These services equip healthcare providers working in the IHS, tribal, and urban Indian Health system with the training and education needed to provide excellent care for American Indian and Alaska Native youth with autism spectrum disorder, fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, and other neurodevelopmental disorders.
INTERAGENCY AUTISM COORDINATING COMMITEE
The Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) is a federal advisory committee that coordinates federal efforts and provides advice to the Secretary of Health and Human Services on issues related to autism spectrum disorder. Through its inclusion of both federal and public members, the Committee helps to ensure that a wide range of ideas and perspectives are represented and discussed in a public forum. The Committee will reconvene to begin a new session under the Autism CARES Act of 2019.
- IACC Strategic Plan for Autism Spectrum Disorder 2018-2019
- Update Summary of Advances in Autism Spectrum Disorder Research 2019
- Portfolio Analysis Report IACC Autism Spectrum Disorder Research 2016
- Publications Analysis Autism Spectrum Disorder Research The Global Landscape of Autism Research 2012
- Report to Congress on Activities Related to Autism Spectrum Disorder and Other Developmental Disabilities FY 2014 - FY 2018
- Autism Reports - Various Reports from 2001-2020