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National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD)



The National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD) was officially established in 2001 after the passing of the Children’s Health Act of 2000. The center is currently comprised of the Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, the Division of Human Development and Disability, and the Division of Blood Disorders. This center is one of the many that comprises the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

To search for NCBDDD grants related to ASD, follow the steps below:

1. The RePORTER is the search engine for the National Institute of Health’s Grant Portfolio. Begin by clicking the RePORTER link and you should be directed towards this page:


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2. Next to “Agency/Institute/Center”, click the blue “Select” box. In the new window that appears, uncheck the box next to “All Agencies.” Then scroll down and check the box next to “Nat’l Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD).” Then, click the blue “Select” box below the list of organizations.

3. On the main RePORTER screen, under the Agency/Institute/Center tab, click the radio button next to “Funding.”

4. To narrow your search to grants that are specifically related to the autism spectrum disorders simply place the cursor in the box next to “Text Search (Logic).” Then type “autism spectrum disorders” in the text box and click the “Submit Query” tab located at the bottom of the page.

5. To search for all grants, closed and active, hit the “Select” button next to the Fiscal Year (FY) text box. In the pop-up window click the button next to “Check/Uncheck All”.

6. Your search should yield results similar to the page below:



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