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Project Element Element Description

Project Title

Project Title

Early intervention/early childhood special education autism specialization

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator

Kaczmarek, Louise

Description

Description

This preservice project will prepare 40 early interventionists and early childhood special educators who will also receive specialized training in intervention strategies for young children with autism. METHOD: Activities of this project include: (a) refining the current offerings related to autism in three areas, including technology-based interventions, strategies for implementing intervention with fidelity (including the instruction of others), and early social-communication interventions for toddlers identified with autism or at-risk for autism, including parent-to-parent implemented interventions; (b) providing students with a M.Ed. degree in Special Education with an emphasis in Early Intervention and a Specialization in Autism; and (c) spending 65 percent of the funding for this program on student support.

Funder

Funder

Department of Education

Fiscal Year Funding

Fiscal Year Funding

250000

Current Award Period

Current Award Period

2011-2016

Strategic Plan Question

Strategic Plan Question

Question 5: Where Can I Turn For Services?

Strategic Plan Objective

Strategic Plan Objective

5O. Not specific to Question 5 objectives

Project Link

Project Link

Early intervention/early childhood special education autism specialization (External web link)

Institution

Institution

University of Pittsburgh

State/Country

State/Country

Pennsylvania

Project Number

Project Number

H325K110141

Federal or Private?

Federal or Private?

Federal

Received ARRA Funding?

Received ARRA Funding?

No

History/Related Projects

History/Related Projects

Early intervention/early childhood special education autism specialization | 250000 | 2012 | H325K110141
Early intervention/early childhood special education autism specialization | 250000 | 2011 | H325K110141
Early intervention/early childhood special education autism specialization | 250000 | 2013 | H325K110141
Early intervention/early childhood special education autism specialization | 250000 | 2014 | H325K110141

 
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