Autism CARES Grantee Meeting

2023 Autism CARES Grantee Meeting

Moving the Autism CARES Act from Research to Practice: Using Evidence to Improve Training and State Programs

July 11, 2023 – July 12, 2023

The 2023 Autism CARES meeting will be held Tuesday, July 11th (8 AM – 5 PM) and Wednesday, July 12th (8 AM-2 PM) in Washington, DC.

The meeting is an opportunity for HRSA-funded CARES grantees (representing research, training, and state systems) to share information about activities within their respective networks, discuss emerging trends, and facilitate meaningful collaboration. This meeting is open to Autism CARES grantees and invited federal agencies. 

The 2023 LEND Directors Meeting will be held on Monday, July 10th, and AIR-P Research Day will be held on the evening of Tuesday, July 11th at the same location.


Welcome to the 2023 Autism CARES Meeting

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Register for the 2023 Autism CARES Meeting, LEND Directors Meeting, and AIR-P Research Day before Friday, June 23rd!

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Share your amazing work with other CARES grantees! Call for proposals is now open. Proposals are due by Thursday, May 25th.

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The full agenda for the 2023 Autism CARES Meeting on July 11th and 12th will be available in June.


Hilton Washington DC National Mall The Wharf
480 L’Enfant Plaza SW
Washington, DC 20024

The Hilton is connected to the L’Enfant Metro Station and a 7-minute walk to the National Mall and The Wharf, a center of dining, entertainment, and waterfront amenities. The International Spy Museum is steps away, and Smithsonian Castle is a 10-minute walk.

For room block and travel information, click here.


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Event Information

The Autism CARES Meeting is only open to individuals representing the network of current MCHB-funded Autism CARES training, research, and state systems change grant recipients, as well as representatives from relevant federal agencies. If you have questions or concerns about the event, please contact Jackie  Czyzia, Director of MCH Engagement, at

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Interdisciplinary Technical Assistance Center on Autism and Developmental Disabilities
Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs

The annual Autism CARES Meeting is hosted by AUCD’s Interdisciplinary Technical Assistance Center on Autism and Developmental Disabilities (ITAC) in partnership with AMCHP’s State Public Health Autism Resource Center (SPHARC) and the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB). The contents of this site are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of HRSA’s MCHB.