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Project Title

Project Title

I-CONNECT PLUS: Enhancing Community Participation for Adolescents and Adults with ASD Using Online Instruction, Coaching, and Accessible Self-Management Technologies

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator

Kamps, Debra M.; Wills, Howard; Mason, Rose; Mason, Ben; Heitzman-Powell, Linda; Buzhardt, Jay

Description

Description

This project develops I-CONNECT PLUS, a technology-supported instructional system to teach social competence, problem-solving skills, and organizational/self-monitoring skills for adolescents and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The project provides remote tele-coaching by community providers, peers, and family members for promoting generalized use; and focuses on the use of self-management and monitoring of outcomes to promote independence and full engagement across settings

Funder

Funder

Administration for Community Living

Fiscal Year Funding

Fiscal Year Funding

467313

Current Award Period

Current Award Period

2013-2017

Strategic Plan Question

Strategic Plan Question

Question 4: Which Treatments And Interventions Will Help?

Strategic Plan Objective

Strategic Plan Objective

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.

Project Link

Project Link

I-CONNECT PLUS: Enhancing Community Participation for Adolescents and Adults with ASD Using Online Instruction, Coaching, and Accessible Self-Management Technologies (External web link)

Institution

Institution

University of Kansas

State/Country

State/Country

Kansas

Project Number

Project Number

90DP0058

Federal or Private?

Federal or Private?

Federal

Received ARRA Funding?

Received ARRA Funding?

No

History/Related Projects

History/Related Projects

I-CONNECT PLUS: Enhancing Community Participation for Adolescents and Adults with ASD Using Online Instruction, Coaching, and Accessible Self-Management Technologies | 474772 | 2014 | 90DP0058
I-CONNECT PLUS: Enhancing Community Participation for Adolescents and Adults with ASD Using Online Instruction, Coaching, and Accessible Self-Management Technologies. | 458224 | 2013 |  H133A130032

 
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