STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-NINETH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FIFTH SESSION
COMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Representative Paul Thissen, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:10 A.M. on Tuesday, October 16, 2007 in Room 200 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
THISSEN, Paul (Chair)
FRITZ, Patti (Vice-Chair)
ABELER, Jim OTREMBA, Mary Ellen
ANDERSON, Bruce RUUD, Maria
FINSTAD, Brad THAO, Cy
GOTTWALT, Steve TSCHUMPER, Ken
A quorum was present.
Representative Bunn moved that the minutes of July 11, 2007 be adopted. MOTION PREVAILED.
Other members present:
BRYNAERT, Kathy MADORE, Shelley
GREILING, Mindy WARDLOW, Lynn
Overview of Autism
Definition and trends: Phil Sievers, Minnesota Department of Education
Research: Dr. Allison Golnik, University of Minnesota
In the field: Dr. Laurel Wills, HCMA
Dr. Bob Jacobson, Mayo
Dr. Barbara Luskin, Autism Society of Minnesota
Community supports: Pat Pulice, M.A., L.P.
Dr. Rachelle Brandl, Clinical Director, Fraser Child and Family Center
Family supports: Mary Powell, Autism Society of Minnesota
The meeting was adjourned at 12:25 P.M.
Rep. Paul Thissen, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant