H.R.2609 - Empowering Children with Autism through Education Act of 2007

To require the establishment of a 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. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Empowering Children with Autism through Education Act of 2007 as introduced.
  • Official: To require the establishment of a 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. as introduced.

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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 qua

Official Summary

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.

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