Summary: H.R.10059 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (11/04/1977)

Autistic Children Research Act - Provides, under the Public Health Service Act, for the Director of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to: (1) plan and develop a coordinated autism research program; (2) collect, analyze, and disseminate all data useful in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of autism; and (3) establish comprehensive, coordinated diagnostic and evaluation procedures for early detection and effective guidance for autistic children.

Authorizes $500,000 for fiscal year 1978 and $5,000,000 per year for fiscal years 1979-1982 for loans and grants to any public or private nonprofit entity operating a center with education programs for autistic children.