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 State Public Health Autism Resource Center

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SPHARC is​ a comprehensive web-based resource center intended to provide ongoing technical assistance and facilitate cross-state learning to increase the capacity of states, particul​arly Title V programs, in developing and implementing systems of care for children and youth with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities (ASD/DD) through resource development, technical assistance and peer learning. SPHARC is designed to establish an ongoing peer-to-peer network, and exchange of resources and information.

Map of Current/Former SPHARC Grantees

Click on the state name below to access their PDF SPHARC profile ​in a new window:

Current State Autism Implementation Grantees

Current State Autism Planning Grantees

Former Grantees


Welcome New 2014-2016 Implementation Grantees!

AMCHP would like to give a warm welcome to the new 2014 state autism implementation grantees:

  • Arkansas - Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute
  • Georgia - Georgia State University Research Foundation
  • Iowa - The University of Iowa
  • Michigan - Michigan Department of Community Health
  • Minnesota - Minnesota Department of Health

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Current and former grantees can log-in to the shared members GroupSpace at: This is a members-only online forum to share files, resources, information and facilitate connections through a listserv and discussion page.

Questions about SPHARC's GroupSpace page can be directed to​


Staff Contacts

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Treeby Brown
Associate Director for Child & Adolescent Health
x112, (202) 266-3053

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Kate Taft
Senior Program Manager, Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs
x.122 (202) 266-3056



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