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iSKILLS : The audio/video guidance repository for life skills  

This project is systematically developing an intervention called iSkills, a video repository of life skills tutorials for students with intellectual disabilities and autism. Project Status


Funder Department of Education
Fiscal Year Funding $408,294.00
Current Award Period 2010-2013
Project Number R324A100094
Principal Investigator Ayres, Kevin
Received ARRA Funding? No
Strategic Plan Question Question 4: Which Treatments And Interventions Will Help? (Treatments)
Subcategory Technology-Based Interventions and Supports
Strategic Plan Objective New! Green dot: Objective has greater than or equal to the recommended funding. 4LD. Support at least five community-based studies that assess the effectiveness of interventions and services in broader community settings by 2015. Such studies may include comparative effectiveness research studies that assess the relative effectiveness of: o Different and/or combined medical, pharmacological, nutritional, behavioral, service-provision, and parent- or caregiver-implemented treatments; o Scalable early intervention programs for implementation in underserved, low-resource, and low-literacy populations; and o Studies of widely used community intervention models for which extensive published data are not available. Outcome measures should include assessment of potential harm as a result of autism treatments, as well as positive outcomes. IACC Recommended Budget: $37,500,000 over 5 years.
Federal or Private? Federal
Institution University of Georgia
State/Country Georgia
Web Link 1 iSKILLS : The audio/video guidance repository for life skills (External web link)
Web Link 2 No URL available.
Web Link 3 No URL available.
History/Related Projects iSKILLS : The audio/video guidance repository for life skills | $398,120.00 | 2012 | 5UR3DD000679-02
iSKILLS : The audio/video guidance repository for life skills | $389,442.00 | 2011 | R324A100094