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 CARES Meeting

Below are resources from the Autism CARES Meetings (formerly Combating Autism Act Initiative (CAAI)).

CARES 2015: Implementing Evidence-Based Practices in Real World Settings

July 16-17, 2015

The 2015 CARES meeting was an opportunity for MCHB-funded Autism CARES legislation grantees representing research, training, and state implementation stakeholders to share information about activities within their respective networks, discuss emerging trends, and facilitate meaningful collaboration.

CAAI 2013: Putting the Pieces Together: Improving Access, Quality, and Integration Through CAAI

May 30, 2013- June 1, 2013

The 2013 CAAI Meeting brought together individuals from the training, research, and state programs funded by HRSA/MCHB's Combating Autism Act Initiative, as well as partner organizations and supporters. Directors and key faculty from each of the CAAI grants (DBP, LEND, States, and Research) were all in attendance.

CAAI 2011: Reflecting on Results, Building on Progress

January 13-14, 2011

The following presentations were delivered at the 2011 Combating Autism Act Initiative (CAAI) Meeting: Reflecting on Results, Building on Progress. All​ files open as PDFs.

Click here for additional materials from the meeting.​