Project Detail
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Office of Autism Research Coordination (OARC) logo

Social communication and symbolic play intervention for preschoolers with autism  

This is a development grant; researchers are developing an intervention that targets joint attention and symbolic play in preschool-aged children with autism for use in public schools. Project Status
ONGOING

2010

Funder Department of Education
Fiscal Year Funding $322,799.00
Current Award Period 2007-2012
Project Number R324B07056
Principal Investigator Watson, Linda
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 of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
State/Country North Carolina
Web Link 1 Social communication and symbolic play intervention for preschoolers with autism (External web link)
Web Link 2 No URL available.
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