Project Detail
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Development of an intervention to enhance the social competencies of children with Asperger's/high functioning autism spectrum disorders  

This is a development grant; researchers are adapting a manualized summer treatment program for use in a school setting to address the cognitive, communicative, social and behavioral needs of elementary school age students with high-functioning autism spectrum disorder. Project Status
ONGOING

2010

Funder Department of Education
Fiscal Year Funding $266,940.00
Current Award Period 2008-2012
Project Number R324A080136
Principal Investigator Volker, Martin
Received ARRA Funding? No
Strategic Plan Question Question 4: Which Treatments And Interventions Will Help? (Treatments)
Subcategory Behavioral
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 at Buffalo, The State University of New York
State/Country New York
Web Link 1 Development of an intervention to enhance the social competencies of children with Asperger's/high functioning autism spectrum disorders (External web link)
Web Link 2 No URL available.
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New! History/Related Projects Development of an intervention to enhance the social competencies of children with Asperger's/high functioning autism spectrum disorders | $430,225.00 | 2009 | R324A080136