N.D. (Heather Steffle) – North Dakota’s Autism Spectrum Disorder
Task Force will meet Monday, March 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Central
Time, in Bismarck and via video conference sites across the state to
review developments in services for children with autism spectrum
disorders and their families.
advisory group meeting is open to the public and will originate from
the North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Prairie Hills Plaza
location in the Prairie and Rose Room, 1237 W. Divide Ave., Suite 1A,
parents and other interested individuals can also participate at
these video conference sites:
Region Human Service Center, 200 Hwy 2 W., East Conference Room;
Human Service Center, 300 13th Ave. W., Suite 1, Basement General
Staff Conference Room;
Human Service Center, 2624 Ninth Ave. S., Ransom Room;
Skills and Transition Center, 701 W. Sixth St., West Conference
Human Service Center, 151 S. Fourth St., Suite 401, Room 5E;
Central Human Service Center, 520 Third St. N.W., Room 124;
Central Human Service Center, 1015 S. Broadway, Suite 18, Room 411;
Human Service Center, 316 Second Ave. W., Room A200.
will hear updates from the Department of Human Services’ Autism
Services Unit, and will discuss the Collective Impact Model and
legislation related to autism services. Members will have an
opportunity to share updates, and may discuss other business.
of the public can also comment on autism-related issues. The meeting
agenda is available online at
who would like information about joining the meeting via conference
call, or who need accommodations, such as auxiliary aids, to
participate in the meeting can contact Melanie
Phillips at 701-328-2324, toll-free 800-755-2719, ND Relay TTY
800-366-6888, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
legislature created the task force in 2009, and members are appointed
by the governor. Autism services information is available online at
Task force information can be found in the Boards area of Gov. Doug
Burgum’s website: www.governor.nd.gov/.