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Workshop on Diet, Nutrition, and Dietary Supplement Use in Autism: Evaluation of the Evidence

ODS, in conjunction with NIMH, NICHD, NIEHS, and NCCAM is sponsoring a "Workshop on Diet, Nutrition, and Dietary Supplement Use in Autism: Evaluation of the Evidence". The workshop will focus on providing NIH with an overview of the current state of the science on dietary supplements and related interventions in managing autism. In addition, the workshop will identify the specific scientific questions that can be addressed concerning research needs and opportunities and will provide NIH with examples of investigating the role of dietary supplements in management of ASD.

The one-day workshop, on Thursday, October 6, will be held at the NIH Neurosciences Center, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Bethesda, MD (8:30 AM - 5:00PM) In Executive Conference Room C. The meeting is open to the public with attendance limited by the availability of space on a first come, first served basis. Interested persons should contact L. Berman at or 301-670-4990 regarding registration.

Persons needing special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other special accommodations at the meeting should indicate this when registering.