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Question 5: Long-term Objective D  

$296,840.00
Fiscal Year: 2010

New! Yellow dot: Objective has some degree of funding, but less than the recommended amount.5LD. Evaluate at least two strategies or programs to increase the health and safety of people with ASD that simultaneously consider principles of self-determination and personal autonomy by 2015. IACC Recommended Budget: $2,000,000 over 2 years.

Download 2010 Question 5: Long-term Objective D projects (EXCEL)
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Project Title Principal Investigator Institution
The effects of a bicycle training intervention on health, physical activity, sleep, and community participation in youth with Down syndrome and autism spectrum disorders Ulrich, Dale University of Michigan
Safe Signals: Teaching high functioning young adults with autism spectrum disorders about community safety behaviors Murray-Johnson, Lisa The Ohio State University Medical Center
Randomized trial of safety skills training for children with ASD Tarbox, Jonathan Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
Teaching children with autism to seek help when lost Bergstrom, Ryan Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
Teaching stranger safety skills to children with autism Bergstrom, Ryan Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)

Objective Cumulative Funding Table

IACC Strategic Plan Objective 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Total
Evaluate at least two strategies or programs to increase the health and safety of people with ASD that simultaneously consider principles of self-determination and personal autonomy by 2015.

IACC Recommended Budget: $2,000,000 over 2 years
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N/A

5.L.D
$296,840
5 projects

5.L.D
$279,999
4 projects

5.L.D
$54,999
3 projects

$631,838
5.L.D. Funding: The recommended budget was small yet was partially met.

Progress: Though more than the two studies recommended as a minimum have been funded in this area, more work is needed. This objective overlaps significantly with 5.S.D and also with 4.S.H. In the future, perhaps these objectives should be collapsed and combined.

Remaining gaps, needs and opportunities: Obesity is an important issue related to this objective that is not in the portfolio, but should also be a focus.