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Question 5: Long-term Objective C  

$36,433,257.00
Fiscal Year: 2010

Green dot: Objective has greater than or equal to the recommended funding.5LC. Evaluate new and existing pre-service and in-service training to increase skill levels in service providers, including direct support workers, parents and legal guardians, education staff, and public service workers to benefit the spectrum of people with ASD and promote interdisciplinary practice by 2015. IACC Recommended Budget: $8,000,000 over 5 years.

Download 2010 Question 5: Long-term Objective C projects (EXCEL)
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Project Title Principal Investigator Institution
National Center on Inclusive Education for Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders Jorgensen, Cheryl University of New Hampshire - Institute on Disability/University Center for Excellence on Disability (UCED)
Low Incidence and Diversity Endorsement Project (LIDE) Sheldon, Steven University of Colorado Board of Regents
Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Sulkes, Stephen University of Rochester
Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Urbano, Terri Vanderbilt University
Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Winter, Sarah University of Utah
Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Wolraich, Mark University of Oklahoma
Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Armstrong, Daniel University of Miami
Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Baer, Marion Taylor Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities McLaughlin, John University of Washington
Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Moeschler, John Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Noll, Robert Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Percy, Alan University of Alabama at Birmingham
Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Ratliff-Schaub, Karen Ohio State University
Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Rau, John D. Indiana University
Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Blasco, Peter Oregon Health & Science University
Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Blum, Nathan University of Pennsylvania
Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Bodurtha, JoAnn Virginia Commonwealth University
Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Braden, Kathleen University of Massachusetts Medical School
Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Bruder, Mary Beth University of Connecticut Health Center
Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Iwaishi, Louise University of Hawai'i
Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Jaynes, Margaret West Virginia University
Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Reese, Matt University of Kansas
Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Edwards, Karen New York Medical College
Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Ellis, Cynthia University of Nebraska
Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Marion, Robert Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Objective Cumulative Funding Table

IACC Strategic Plan Objective 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Total
Evaluate new and existing pre-service and in-service training to increase skill levels in service providers, including direct support workers, parents and legal guardians, education staff, and public service workers, to benefit the spectrum of people with ASD and to promote interdisciplinary practice by 2015.

IACC Recommended Budget: $8,000,000 over 5 years
N/A

5.L.C
$132,494
6 projects

5.L.C
$36,433,257
83 projects

5.L.C
$6,048,734
30 projects

5.L.C
$3,724,262
29 projects

$46,338,747
5.L.C. Funding: The recommended budget was met. Significantly more than the recommended minimum budget was allocated to projects specific to this objective.

Progress: Many projects have been funded in this area. However, there is an ongoing need for support of efforts in this area.

Remaining gaps, needs and opportunities: Significant workforce needs remain, especially with regard to paraprofessionals. With all studies in this objective, there remains an issue of scale. Most training programs are designed for small groups. In order for training to be effective at the community level, it has to be able to scale up for broad dissemination, so training programs need to be evaluated for their potential to be scaled up. Comparative effectiveness studies of training models are needed to illuminate whether or not providers need more training, which populations require which training methods, and which training methods are most effective.