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Comments for October 26 IACC Meeting

These comments are available as a PDF here. Thank you for the opportunity to submit written comments. The Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) continues to be deeply concerned by the allocation of autism research funding.  According to the Office of Autism Research Coordination (OARC), the vast majority of NIH...

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ASAN Comments on FDA’s Proposed Ban of Electric Shock Devices

This letter is available as a PDF here and in the embedded issuu reader here. Leslie Kux Associate Commissioner for Policy Division of Dockets Management (HFA-305) Food and Drug Administration 5630 Fishers Lane, Rm. 1061 Rockville, MD 20852 Re: Docket Number FDA-2016-N-1111, Proposal to Ban Electrical Stimulation Devices Used...

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ASAN’s Comments on Education Department’s Proposed Rule on Special Education Disproportionality

ASAN has submitted our comments on a proposed change to Department of Education regulations. The proposed change would require public school systems to use a specific method for determining whether or not an unusually high or low number of students of color are identified as needing special education. This is...

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