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Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC)
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Project Element Element Description

Project Title

Project Title

(SDAS) Family Adversity and Health Disparities for Young Children with Autism

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator

Berg, Kristin

Description

Description

The study will explore how adverse family experiences contribute to disparities in autism spectrum disorder diagnosis and treatment among children from underrepresented minority groups and what role individual and community protective factors may play in ameliorating these disparities.

Funder

Funder

Health Resources and Services Administration

Fiscal Year Funding

Fiscal Year Funding

100000

Current Award Period

Current Award Period

2015-2015

Strategic Plan Question

Strategic Plan Question

Question 1: When Should I Be Concerned?

Strategic Plan Objective

Strategic Plan Objective

Green dot: Objective has greater than or equal to the recommended funding. 1SC. Conduct at least three studies to identify reasons for the health disparities in accessing early screening and diagnosis services, including identification of barriers to implementation of and access to screening, diagnosis, referral, and early intervention services among diverse populations, as defined by socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, and gender of the child, by 2012. IACC Recommended Budget: $2,000,000 over 2 years.

Project Link

Project Link

(SDAS) Family Adversity and Health Disparities for Young Children with Autism (External web link)

Institution

Institution

Temple University

State/Country

State/Country

Pennsylvania

Project Number

Project Number

R40MC28856

Federal or Private?

Federal or Private?

Federal

Received ARRA Funding?

Received ARRA Funding?

No

History/Related Projects

History/Related Projects

N/A

 
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