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Building tacting and joint attention skills with the use of an augmentative device   

This study will explore how to teach students using augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices to tact and to recruit joint attention in the context of tacting. Project Status
ONGOING

2009

Funder Organization for Autism Research
Fiscal Year Funding $10,000.00
Project Number Project number unavailable
Principal Investigator Weiss, Mary Jane
Received ARRA Funding? No
Strategic Plan Question Question 4: Which Treatments And Interventions Will Help? (Interventions)
Strategic Plan Objective Yellow dot: Objective has some degree of funding, but less than the recommended amount. 4SC. Test safety and efficacy of at least five widely used interventions (e.g., nutrition, medications, assisted technologies, sensory integration, medical procedures) that have not been rigorously studied for use in ASD by 2012. IACC Recommended Budget: $27,800,000 over 5 years.
Federal or Private? Private
Institution Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
State/Country New Jersey
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