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Improved early identification of autism in Latino children  

This project addresses disparities in rates of autism diagnosis and service utilization for Latino children as compared to non-Latino white children. The overall goal of the present project, a collaboration of researchers, primary care providers and families, is to provide evidence for the effectiveness of a "Supported Screening" model to enhance identification and successful referral for Latino children. Project Status


Funder Health Resources and Services Administration
Fiscal Year Funding $299,993.00
Current Award Period 2010-2012
Project Number R40 MC 20171
Principal Investigator Anthony, Bruno
Received ARRA Funding? No
Strategic Plan Question Question 5: Where Can I Turn For Services? (Services)
Subcategory Services Utilization and Access
Strategic Plan Objective Green dot: Objective has greater than or equal to the recommended funding. 5LA. Test four methods to improve dissemination, implementation, and sustainability of evidence-based interventions, services, and supports in diverse community settings by 2013. IACC Recommended Budget: $7,000,000 over 5 years.
Federal or Private? Federal
Institution Georgetown University
State/Country District of Columbia
Web Link 1 Improved early identification of autism in Latino children (External web link)
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