Project Detail
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Use of a family navigator in families with children newly diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder  

This RCT is to determine whether use of an evidenced-based strategy, Patient Navigation, for families of young children newly diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), improves the services the children receive, decreases the burden of parenting stress, and improves family functioning. Project Status
NEW

2010

Funder Health Resources and Services Administration
Fiscal Year Funding $299,906.00
Current Award Period 2010-2012
Project Number R40 MC 19928
Principal Investigator Augustyn, Marilyn
Received ARRA Funding? No
Strategic Plan Question Question 5: Where Can I Turn For Services? (Services)
Subcategory Family Well-Being and Safety
Strategic Plan Objective Green dot: Objective has greater than or equal to the recommended funding. 5SA. Support two studies that assess how variations and access to services affect family functioning in diverse populations, including underserved populations, by 2012. IACC Recommended Budget: $1,000,000 over 3 years.
Federal or Private? Federal
Institution Boston Medical Center
State/Country Massachusetts
Web Link 1 Use of a family navigator in families with children newly diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (External web link)
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