Subcommittee Member Expectations

Subcommittee members shall be charged with investigating current services for individuals on the autism spectrum within the Commonwealth in order to determine recommended best practices and gaps, if any, and shall report their findings and recommendations to the Commission. In making these recommendations, the subcommittees should focus on best practices, increased coordination among agencies and resources and how to better serve individuals on the spectrum and their families.

Autism Commission Subcommittee Meeting Schedule

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Birth to 5 Subcommittee

Louann Larson
Linda Schaeffer

Dates, Times and Place of Meetings

  • Thursdays (2/10; 3/10; 4/7; 5/12; 6/2; 7/7; 8/4; 9/8)
    10 AM -12 PM
    Statehouse Room 348

Schoolage Subcommittee

Richard Martin
Judith Ursitti

Dates, Times and Places of Meetings

  • Wednesday (7/20; 8/17)
    3 PM - 5 PM
    LADDERS/Lurie Center for Autism
    1 Maguire Road, Lexington, MA 02421

Transition Subcommittee

Gloria Castillo

Dates, Times and Place of Meetings

  • Tuesdays (6/14; 7/12; 8/9)
    10 AM -12 PM
    Statehouse Room 222

Adult Subcommittee

Ann Guay
David Harmon

Dates, Times and Places of Meetings

  • Wednesday (9/7)
    10 AM - 12 PM
    Statehouse Room 348

  • July 27, 2011
    10 AM - 12 PM
    State House Hearing Room B-2

  • August 3, 2011
    10 AM - 2 PM
    Conference Room at Massachusetts Advocates for Children
    25 Kingston Street, 2nd Floor
    Boston, MA 02111

This information is provided by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services.