Project Detail
Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) logo
Office of Autism Research Coordination (OARC) logo

Improving social-communication, literacy, and adaptive behaviors for young children with autism spectrum disorders  

This project will modify and enhance the Peer Networks Intervention project and evaluate its promise for effectiveness. Project Status
ONGOING

2010

Funder Department of Education
Fiscal Year Funding $745,000.00
Current Award Period 2009-2013
Project Number R324A090091
Principal Investigator Kamps, Debra
Received ARRA Funding? No
Strategic Plan Question Question 4: Which Treatments And Interventions Will Help? (Treatments)
Subcategory Educational
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 Kansas
State/Country Kansas
Web Link 1 Improving social-communication, literacy, and adaptive behaviors for young children with autism spectrum disorders (External web link)
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