Combating Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities
This $48 million effort, HRSA's implementation of the Combating Autism Act of 2006, addresses some of the most urgent issues affecting people with autism and their families. A national evaluation also will be conducted to report to Congress on progress related to Autism Spectrum Disorders and other developmental disabilities.
The Combating Autism effort included funding to the following MCH Training Programs and Partners:
Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Other Related Disabilities (LEND)
Leadership Education in Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics (DBP)
National Combating Autism Interdisciplinary Training Resource Center