The Alabama Interagency Autism Coordinating Council was created to meet the urgent and substantial need to develop and implement a statewide comprehensive, coordinated, multidisciplinary, interagency system of care for individuals with autism spectrum disorder and their families.

The lead agency is the Alabama Department of Mental Health.

AIACC Committees

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Ages Birth – 5 (Chaired by Dr. Sarah O'Kelley)

Ages 6-13 (Chaired by Dr. Heather Jones)

Ages 14-21/Transition (Chaired by Dr. Erich Grommet) -- Resource Page

Ages 22+/Adults (Chaired by Dr. Sarah Ryan)

Diagnostics and Health (Chaired by Dr. Justin Schwartz)

Regional Autism Network

Upcoming Meetings

January 23, 2023
April 17, 2023
July 17, 2023
October 16, 2023

Regional Autism Network

The Regional Autism Network (RAN) serves those who have questions, concerns, or resource needs regarding themselves, a family member, friend, client, patient, or student with diagnosed or suspected Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).


Anna McConnell, State Autism Coordinator
1-800-499-1816 Toll Free
334-557-1669 Fax