There is one summary for H.R.2609. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (06/07/2007)

Empowering Children with Autism through Education Act of 2007 - Requires the Secretary of Education to establish the Empowering Children with Autism through Education Task Force to identify and disseminate evidence-based educational strategies and promising best practices to improve the quality of learning for individuals with autism in grades K-12, including regarding: (1) learning models, interventions, and services that demonstrate improvements in reading, writing, and math proficiency; (2) the cost-effectiveness of these learning models, interventions, and services, and their applicability for local education agencies; (3) professional development needs of educators; (4) methods for incorporating state-, local- and community-based programs and services into the classroom to provide comprehensive support; (5) identification of barriers to successful implementation of programs and services and recommendations to address those barriers; and (6) dissemination of findings to Congress, all relevant agencies, and states and U.S. territories to improve the quality of learning for individuals with autism.